This white paper reflects a set of proposals for discussion and consideration, and includes a consultation on proposed new policy measures. The majority of the 38 questions are related to planning, but the CPA intends to submit a response to questions relevant to construction product manufacturers.
Speculation was rife in the weeks leading up to the publication of the government’s white paper on housing. Originally scheduled for release alongside the Autumn Statement in November 2016, were the constant delays indicative of a radical overhaul of its housing policy?
The government launched a ‘green paper’ – Building Our Industrial Strategy – outlining its plans to create a new approach to partnering with industry and identifying 10 ‘pillars’ it believes are important to drive forward industrial strategy across the entire economy.
Storm Angus, the first of this winter’s storms, dumped a month’s rain in a few hours and submerged cars in Bristol. Thousands of homes were inundated. Travel was disrupted. Flood protection and prevention are back on the political agenda.