New build homes will get “automatic” permission to be built

on 7 August 2020

The secretary of housing, Robert Jenrick, announced last week that new homes and hospitals will be granted “automatic” permission to be built.

This comes after PM Boris Johnson announced his pledge of £5bn to “Build, Build, Build” in order to boost the economy and build sector as a result of coronavirus.

The housing secretary said in his announcement that a “permission in principle” will be given to developments on land designated “for renewal” in order to speed-up the building process.

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