New Bill to put beauty at the heart of planning, says Gove

By Heather Jameson | 08 May 2022

The Queen’s Speech is set to include a new bill to revamp planning and kick start housebuilding, levelling up secretary Michael Gove has revealed.

It is set to give the public more say in the aesthetics of local developments – and will give the secretary of state more powers to call in planning applications on design grounds.

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