Government consultation response
The council has submitted its response to the ‘Planning for the Future’ White Paper consultation undertaken by MHCLG, which proposes wide-scale reforms to the planning system. This is the Central Bedfordshire Council response: Planning White Paper (October 2020).
An additional consultation ‘Changes to the Current Planning System’ was held over the summer, which proposes interim changes to the current system, including a change in the methodology to calculate housing need. This is the Central Bedfordshire Council response: Changes to current planning system (September 2020).