New wind farm planning guidance promised
Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has promised new guidance on the planning regime for onshore wind farms as well as a new formal requirement for pre-application consultation with communities over significant schemes.
Boost for infrastructure spending in enterprise zones
The Government has announced plans to increase its infrastructure investment in enterprise zones by around £100m.
Prisk names shortlist for infrastructure spend aid
Housing Minister Mark Prisk has announced 14 major schemes which have been shortlisted to receive a share of the Government's £474m Local Infrastructure Fund.
MPs unconvinced by Hafren Severn barrage project
MPs on the Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee have given the cold-shoulder to proposals for a tidal barrage project put forward by the Hafren Power consortium.
Hunt on for Met Police training site developer
London Mayor Boris Johnson has launched a search for a developer to carry out a major regeneration of the 22-acre site of the Metropolitan Police Peel Centre in Hendon in the north west of the capital.
News round-up 13 June 2013
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