Queen’s Speech ‘one of the most significant in recent history for the property sector’
The long-awaited Planning Bill, which will introduce changes to the planning system in England, was featured in the Queen’s Speech yesterday, and it is likely to have a major impact of the property sector.
Under the reforms outlined, residential properties and infrastructure should be delivered at a faster pace across the country.
The planning system will be modernised form a slow, document-based one to a more efficient and easier to use digital and map-based service, enabling a more active public engagement in the development of areas.
Melanie Leech, chief executive of the British Property Federation, believes that the government’s intention is to create a “seismic shift in how local authorities plan for and deliver new housing, simplifying the process to put an end to inefficiencies and delays”.
She said: “This year’s Queen’s Speech was one of the most significant in recent history for the property sector.
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