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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) looks set to press ahead with changes to CDM regulations due to come into force in April 2015, but is unlikely to drop the ACOP as originally planned.

21 August, 2014
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Housing providers leave 30% of London's funding unclaimed

London Mayor Boris Johnson still has around 30% of his affordable homes funding to allocate, according to press reports, despite his stated intention to commit the entire £1.25 billion pot for the 2015-18 programme by the summer.

21 August, 2014
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Ideas competition for self build housing returns

The Self Build on a Shoestring ideas competition, organised by the National Custom & Self Build Association and Grand Designs Live, has returned for a second year, but on a grander scale.

21 August, 2014
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Boles gets construction after departmental shuffle

Former Planning Minister Nick Boles has been given responsibility for the construction industry following a reassignment of portfolios at the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).

21 August, 2014
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Second housing Minister backs bungalows

Newly-installed Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis has echoed calls made by his predecessor Nick Boles for developers to build more bungalows.

21 August, 2014
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Ebbsfleet garden city consultation launched

Consultation on how to deliver the UK's first garden city for almost 100 years – at Ebbsfleet in Kent – has been launched by Communities Secretary Eric Pickles.

14 August, 2014
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Bids invited for ten housing zones outside London

Councils learnt this week what it will take to get a large development site designated a 'housing zone', with or without a share of £200m loan finance that is available for ten areas outside of London.

14 August, 2014
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Local development orders promoted with grants fund

The Government is inviting bids from councils to promote local development orders (LDOs) for housing on brownfield sites, the first step in George Osborne's 'urban planning revolution'.

14 August, 2014
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