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Heseltine’s Planning Decision Medicine

No Stone Unturned: In Pursuit of Growth – is, as it’s author Michael Heseltine points out, one man’s attempt to set out a strategy for national wealth creation. Albeit that one man was asked to produce his report by the Prime Minster David Cameron no less. So in No Stone Unturned: In Pursuit of Growth how would Michael Heseltine speed up planning decisions? Remember this is someone, who, as a minister in the 1980s, famously said planners were “tying up jobs in filing cabinets”. So it seems odd that planning has to wait until page 109 of the report, and is introduced with the clunking “one area is at the top of the growth agenda – planning!” And would anyone … Continue reading

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