The future direction of planning in Westminster

COMMENT: Now the dust has settled over a hard-fought election campaign, the Conservatives at Westminster have a challenging four years ahead that will see some fundamental changes in both planning policies and procedures, writes Will Lingard, senior director, UK development – planning, CBRE

The election context and its influence on future planning policy is interesting. While cynics traditionally expect election promises to fade from the memory, the gains made by Labour, particularly its share of the vote, commits Westminster Conservatives to having a keener eye on the views of its