Get elected, screw it all up, repeat. It’s a depressing cycle when you read it like that isn’t it? Doesn’t seem to matter what Party is in control, they all have their own particular way to damage the planning system.
Although they claim to start off overhauling the planning system with the best of intentions, their changes always end up making things worse for communities and for those needing a home. Political interference and expedience always beats sound planning arguments.
History repeats itself, ‘first as tragedy, second as farce’ as a certain well known German writer said. No more so than in the field of Planning …How Gove is Repeating All of John Prescott’s Greatest Planning Policy Mistakes