Queen's Speech: Levelling up bill unveiled for planning reform

By Michael Burton | 10 May 2022

The Queen’s Speech has confirmed a levelling up Bill will include legislation on planning and regeneration reform.

In his speech Prince Charles said the government would ‘level up opportunity in all parts of the country’ and that ‘a Bill will be brought forward to drive local growth, empowering local leaders to regenerate their areas, and ensuring everyone can share in the United Kingdom’s success’. 

He added that the planning system would ‘be reformed to give residents more involvement in local development,’ in a Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill.

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