Monday, May 6, 2013

Planning red tape gets thicker: Government's plans to reform laws have actually brought in MORE regulations

The drive to tear up planning laws is not working and the government is actually introducing even more red tape, a report claims.

Ministers have repeatedly promised to relax the rules around new homes, extensions and larger developments to boost economic growth.

But a right-leaning think tank say the Coalition have brought in nearly twice as many new regulations as Tony Blair's government.