Charities warn over planning 'deregulation'

By Martin Ford | 20 July 2020

Government plans to overhaul planning rules post-Brexit have come under fire from environmental groups.

Proposals to change the system of Environmental Impact Assessments will be unveiled by environment secretary George Eustace later today in a bid to ‘simplify’ the planning system.

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