Queen's speech spells end of county planning powers
The Queen was expected to outline plans in her speech for a radical overhaul of the UK's planning system, as the AJ went to press. The reforms - which will come in the form of a Planning Bill in the next session of Parliament - will see the end of county councils as a power in the planning process.
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