From Sheila Peacock, secretary, BTN: I spent an afternoon reading the government’s proposal for reforming the English planning laws, which are at:
Deadline is 11:45 pm on 29th October (that will be GMT since the clocks go
back the previous Saturday – so you get an extra hour to ponder it – !!)
There are some good and some alarming suggestions in this document, and the implications for house-building, infrastructure and local democracy in Basingstoke and Deane are profound. I shan’t try to colour your thoughts with mine, but urge every supporter of BTN to have a look and make a comment.