TITLE

Planning reforms should benefit rail

AUTHOR(S)
Hewitson, Nigel
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Apr2010, Vol. 166 Issue 4, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Infrastructure Planning Commission (IPC) created by the British government as an independent body to consider Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects. The IPC has sole jurisdiction to consider whether planning consent should be given to any project which fits within the transport, energy, waste and water sectors. Legal challenges of the IPC are also examined.
ACCESSION #
49385808

 

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