Does the Planning System Need a “Tea Party”?
“Power to the People” is the public image of the Localism Act 2011.
Is it true? Close analysis of trends in local government and their effects on the planning system over the last 20 years reveal some disturbing trends. It is not “exactly what it says on the tin” as Andrew Stunnell, the Under Secretary of State, insisted during the Committee stage of the Localism Bill.