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

Sunak sets out plan to ‘build, build, build’

  Today, Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor set out the next steps of his plan to keep Britain working through the pandemic.    With economists warning of a major economic downturn and record levels of unemployment, [...]

By |2020-07-08T16:18:38+00:00July 8th, 2020|Commercial, Construction, Leisure, 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 [...]

Rise of the YIMBYS: Over 60% of Londoners now back increased development in their neighbourhoods

On 19th June 2018, Forty Shillings and Forefront Market Research will release the findings of a comprehensive new poll that shows just how far public attitudes towards housebuilding and development [...]

By |2018-05-22T16:06:11+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Forty Shillings, Housing, Politics, Regeneration|0 Comments
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