Head of the Digital Land Policy Peter Latham introduces his new team’s role in digital reform of the planning and housing system
The recently updated National Planning Policy Framework and associated guidance introduced the expectation that planning authorities will publish their viability statements and developer contributions to increase the transparency of the planning process. Publishing data around developer contributions will help people better understand the effect developer contributions have …
We have a theory the housing market is suffering from an information failure which is creating uncertainty - so we want to discover what data people need to help them make better decisions when building new houses.
Things are changing over here in the Ministry for Housing Communities and Local Government. Chief Digital Officer Paul Maltby introduces MHCLG Digital and his priorities for the new programme.