The Scottish Government has spent almost £18 million overturning hundreds of planning decisions by local authorities since 2017, according to new figures.
Conservative MSP Miles Briggs is to bring forward new legislation that will ensure no planning decisions made locally would be overturned after highlighting new figures local authorities were overruled on almost half of all planning appeals in the last year. The Planning and Environmental
The leader of the Scottish Conservatives, Douglas Ross, has outlined plans to increase the home building target to 25,000 properties per year and said councils should be able to vary Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) thresholds to take into account higher local prices. The Scottish Cons
The Scottish Government has overruled local councils on 46% of all planning decision appeals since the 2017 local elections, according to new figures