Planning for the Future: Government reveals details of ‘radical’ reforms to create ‘a whole new planning system for England’

This is “radical reform unlike anything we have seen since the Second World War,” declares the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, as the Planning for the Future consultation opens. “Not more fiddling around the edges, not simply painting over the damp patches, but levelling the foundations and building, from the ground up, a whole new planning system for England.”