Explains the programme to implement the Penfold review. The government aims to ensure consent regimes operate in a flexible and simple way.
Explains the programme to implement the Penfold Review.
The government aims to support growth and competiveness by ensuring that consent regimes operate in the most flexible and simplified way possible, whilst delivering the benefits they were established to achieve. The programme includes:
- scrapping unnecessary development consents and simplifying others
- reforming the remits and working practices of the public bodies involved in development consents
- setting a clear timescale for deciding development consent applications
- and making it easier to apply for development consents.
See also the Implementation Progress Update.