Open consultation

Independent review of planning appeal inquiries: call for evidence

Summary

The call for evidence on planning appeal inquiries seeks views on the current inquiries process and how it could be improved.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

The former Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government announced on 5 March 2018 that there would be an independent end-to-end review of the planning appeal inquiries process. Bridget Rosewell OBE was announced as the independent Chair of the Review on 22 June.

This call for evidence seeks views, particularly from those with direct experience, on the current operation of the planning appeal inquiries process and how it could be improved, so that decisions can be made sooner, but without compromising the quality of the decisions.

Respondents are asked to send in their views by 18 September 2018.

Documents

Independent review of planning appeal inquiries: call for evidence

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Key appeal statistics

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Planning appeal statistics

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Planning appeal inquiries process timeline

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Planning appeal inquiries process timeline (accessible version)

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Case studies: issues arising during the inquiry process

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Ways to respond

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Email to:

InquiriesReview@communities.gsi.gov.uk

Write to:

Inquiries Review Team
c/o MHCLG
3rd Floor, Fry Building
2 Marsham Street
London
SW1P 4DF

Published 24 July 2018