LSE London 
week in review 
- 21 Jan 2018

LSE London News:

On 11 January 2018, LSE London launched the final report of the third of three Knowledge Exchange and Impact projects aimed at fostering debate between academics, practitioners, and government. The report, entitled A sustainable increase in London’s housing supply? was authored by Kath Scanlon, Christine Whitehead, and Fanny Blanc; click here to access the full report. The series that spawned this project started in September 2014 when the scale of the housing problem, and its extreme nature in London, was only just beginning to be realised. Click here to view the full story.

The Gov has set up a panel of experts to try to understand why hundreds of thousands of homes haven’t been built, despite having planning permission. Click here to view the full story. 

Rachael Rooney, Principal Strategic Planner at Greater London Authority, presented the Draft London Plan. The PPT presentation can be downloaded here. The focus of her presentation was on good growth policies. Click here to view the full story.

For 30 years planning has been attacked both rhetorically and materially in England as governments have sought to promote economic deregulation over land use planning. Our paper examines two new moments of planning deregulation. Click here to view the full story.

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