Regulator calls for 'substantial' planning intervention

By Mark Conrad | 26 February 2024

The planning system requires ‘substantial intervention’ by the Government to ensure consistent delivery of new homes, a major study has concluded.

A year-long review of UK housebuilding by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published today raised ‘fundamental concerns’ about the ‘complex’ current planning regime and poor quality housing.

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