Planning by algorithm – initial thoughts on the Planning White Paper

The management of the ‘A’-level results has been a total shambles, a case study in public policy and Government incompetence. The objectives and actions of the Government and Ofqual were [...]

By |2020-08-19T10:42:07+00:00August 19th, 2020|Blog, Construction, Forty Shillings, Housing, Politics|0 Comments

Queen’s Speech: What a Johnson government means for the planning sector

Altering Conservatism After nine years of austerity, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been clear that he intends to overhaul traditional Conservative Party dogma by increasing the levels of government [...]

By |2019-12-19T17:09:41+00:00December 19th, 2019|Blog, Forty Shillings, Housing, Infrastructure, Politics|0 Comments

Rise of the ‘Yes-buts’: Majority of Londoners support new housebuilding but remain to be convinced on greenbelt and high-rise

Over 60% support new development in their neighbourhood, across the social and political spectrum Over 50% of the public do not accept that building on the Green Belt, or building [...]

On a night of few changes, the Tories win the expectations game

As the party leaders digest today's local election results, it is Theresa May who will be happiest with her party's performance, albeit with signs of trouble ahead in some Tory [...]

By |2018-05-04T16:35:13+00:00May 4th, 2018|Blog, Forty Shillings, Politics|0 Comments
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