Will the Office for Environmental Protection have powers to intervene in planning?

Details of the new Office for Environmental Protection have been laid out in a draft bill but how will its impacts be felt in the planning world? James Agyepong-Parsons investigates

A house under construction
The OEP will provide a “domestic replacement” of the oversight carried out by the European Commission and European Environment Agency but how will it affect planners?

Key clauses of the flagship draft environment bill were laid

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