Month: October 2020

SEEC response to MHCLG’s Planning For The Future White Paper

Submitting our response to the MHCLG’s Planning for the future consultation, Chair of South East England Councils (SEEC) Cllr Roy Perry said: “The South East is already under tremendous planning pressure not least because of higher development costs and it is important that careful attention is paid to the particular issues of the region. We do …

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1,000 people give views on South East issues

A new South East region monitor has been launched by South East England Councils (SEEC).  The South East 1,000 is comprised of polling undertaken by Savanta ComRes as well as an economic assessment prepared by the international economist Vicky Pryce. The polling of over of 1,000 adults was across three separate groups: 261 Councillors 278 …

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South East 1,000 Biannual Regional Monitor (Autumn 2020)

The Chairman’s View South East England Councils (SEEC) is delighted to have partnered with leading UK polling agency Savanta ComRes and the prominent international economist Vicky Pryce to produce the new ‘South East 1,000’ which will be a unique monitor of public, business and civic cohorts from the UK’s most populated region. As a cross-party, …

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SEEC criticises government over Planning system proposals

Submitting the response to the MHCLG consultation on changing the planning system the Chair of South East England Councils (SEEC) Cllr Roy Perry said: “This consultation is really not needed – the planning system is not the problem as to why more homes are not being built.  400,000 homes, granted planning permission over the last …

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SEEC response: MHCLG changes to the current planning system consultation

 “The South East is already under tremendous planning pressure through higher development costs and it is important that careful attention is paid to the particular issues of the region. Furthermore, under this proposed housing methodology, there is concern among local authorities, that the South East will face greatest burden in delivering on these revised targets …

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