Homes England partners with Greater Manchester to boost housing delivery
An experimental Strategic Place Partnership has been agreed upon between Homes England and Greater Manchester Combined Authority. If successful, the partnership will serve as a model for work between Whitehall’s housing agency and local authorities.
What to expect from Stockport’s new leader
A potential rethink over the proposed closure of Stockport Central Library and a growing focus on development outside the town centre were highlighted as key priorities by the council’s newly elected Lib Dem leader Mark Hunter.
Queen’s Speech: Levelling Up Bill meets mixed reaction
“The devil is in the detail,” as Peter Tooher, executive director at Nexus Planning, put it – adequately summing up the industry’s cautious reception of the star piece of legislation from the state opening of Parliament.