Consultation outcome

Improving the compulsory purchase process

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Compulsory Purchase Orders streamlining: delegated decisions and timescales for decision

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Compulsory purchase process: government response to consultation

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Compulsory Purchase Orders streamlining: delegated decisions and timescales for decision

This document provides a summary of responses to a targeted consultation with key stakeholders on proposals to streamline government processes for the confirmation of compulsory purchase orders. The consultation, which closed on 13 February 2017, concerned proposals to delegate decisions to inspectors and to introduce timescales for decisions. The document also sets out the government’s response to the consultation.

Compulsory purchase process: government response to consultation

This document provides a summary of the responses to the technical consultation on improvements to compulsory purchase processes which closed on 9 June 2015. It also provides details of which proposals the government intends to take forward.

We have also published revised guidance on compulsory purchase and the Crichel Down Rules for the disposal of surplus land acquired by, or under the threat of, compulsion.

Original consultation

Summary

Consultation on technical changes to compulsory purchase process and draft updated guidance on compulsory purchase.

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Consultation description

This consultation seeks views on a range of proposals aimed at making the compulsory purchase regime clearer, fairer and faster.

Alongside the consultation, we are publishing draft updated guidance on compulsory purchase and the Crichel Downs Rules for the disposal of surplus land acquired by, or under the threat of, compulsion.

Documents

Technical consultation on improvements to compulsory purchase processes

Technical consultation on improvements to compulsory purchase processes: consultation impact assessment

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Published 18 March 2015
Last updated 28 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added government response "Compulsory Purchase Orders streamlining: delegated decisions and timescales for decision"
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