The consultation on the planning reforms, introduced in August, ends tonight, and you can still have your say
The controversial planning reforms reflect a ‘misdiagnosis’ by the government, which could use brownfield sites to meet its housing targets
39 MPs spoke in the planning reforms debate on Thursday, with stern criticism aimed at the government over its new housing algorithm
The government will amend Permitted Development rights to stop the minority of developers abusing the system
The planning reforms have led to resistance among Conservative and Labour councillors, who plan to push back against the proposals
The government’s planning reforms need to do more to preserve nature, as an analysis finds the new measures will damage green spaces
Under Permitted Development rights you can extend by up to two additional storeys, but this requires significant structural planning
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