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Nicola Gooch

Mixed messages on major infrastructure as Hinkley Point is 'paused'

It has been an interesting week for large infrastructure projects in the UK. The decision on whether to expand Heathrow or Gatwick has...

Nicola Gooch

London Planning Authority accepts Brexit impact on viability of residential development

It is well recognised that the  viability of any particular development can be highly sensitive to a wide range of variables. Everything ...

Nicola Gooch

New Commission to lead the regeneration of the Thames Estuary

Today the government will launch a new commission tasked with regenerating and reinvigorating the Thames Estuary, an area which includes...

Nicola Gooch

Supreme Court to reconsider meaning of "relevant policies for the supply of housing"

The Supreme Court has decided to review the Court of Appeal's judgment in Suffolk Coastal D.C. v Hopkins Homes and Richborough Estates...

Nicola Gooch

Theresa May promises tough action on Housing Deficit

On 11 July, Theresa May gave a campaign speech which set out her priorities as leader of the conservative party and prime minister elect....

Irwin Mitchell

A Zero Sum game?

If life is a "zero sum game", then this does not explain how economic growth happens. Some will tell you that this is only because what...

Nicola Gooch

Select Committee launches inquiry into UK housebuilding capacity

On 5 July 2016, the Communities and Local Government  Select Committee launched a new inquiry into the housebuilding industry. In...