Category: ­čžáLocal Planning

Counting Gypsies, Travellers and Roma

Charlotte Lebon

The 2021 UK Census had a tick-box for Roma for the first time. Gypsies and Irish travellers were only put in the census for the first time in 2011. “Gypsy” by Cernavoda is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 Gypsies and Travellers are 0.5% of population in Kent The results revealed 58,000 Gypsies and Irish travellers, the majority in the […]

Countrywide Campaign Map grows faster than Project Speed

Rosie Pearson

With planning reforms recently announced in the Queen’s Speech, the storm is about to break, of protest from community groups engaged with planning decisions about their local environment. In 2011 you could have been forgiven for thinking that the introduction of the Localism Act would have helped improve developer/resident relations.It aimed to hand decisions about […]

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Doubling down on Dover deceit

Martin Brice
Protesters with banner - Save Kent from CONmerchants. Climate - friendly Recovery. Not Lorry Chaos in EK.

The government prepares to survey villagers near Dover , even though plans to build a lorry inspection park are already finalised.