Mon01Oct20188:00 amFortissimo, Hyatt Regency, Birmingham, B1 2JZ
How local authorities can use the planning system to drive housing delivery
Speakers: Kit Malthouse MP, Minister of State for Housing; Natalie Elphicke OBE, CEO, Housing and Finance Institute; Jonathan Layzell, Executive Director of Development, Stonewater
The planning system is sometimes regarded as putting barriers in the way of development. In reality, the planning systems offers local authorities a range of tools to drive housing delivery in their areas. This event will explore how local authorities can best deploy their planning powers to deliver the homes we need.
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Mon01Oct20183:45 pmExecutive Room 8, ICC Birmingham, B1 2EA
Sustainable Place Making and the Green Belt
Speakers: Kevin Hollinrake MP; Rob Boughton, Chief Executive, Thakeham Group; Cllr David Simmonds, Deputy Chairman, LGA & Deputy Leader, LB Hillingdon
Taking a broad look at current challenges to delivering the homes people desire where they desire as well as current Green Belt policy, we will consider the case for Green Belt release in specific instances & reasons for protection, ultimately posing the question: Is it thwarting sustainable place making or protecting communities from urban sprawl?
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Winter Member's Reception
Key Note Speaker: Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government
We are delighted to announce that our Winter Member's Reception will take place on Thursday 22nd of November. Join us for drinks, canapés and a key note address from Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government.