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Wales round-up: Most read stories in 2016

Words: Laura Edgar

A round-up of the most read planning news in Wales in 2016

Caerphilly replacement LDP faces withdrawal

The leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council has confirmed proposals to formally withdraw the authority’s draft replacement local development plan.

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Public votes Aberaeron as Wales’s Best Place

RTPI president Phil Williams has said the impact of planning is obvious in the town voted No.1 in Wales by the public.

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Welsh planning authorities get new HMO powers

Natural resources minister Carl Sargeant has released new legislation to give planning authorities in Wales the opportunity to manage the impact of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) in their areas.

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Griffiths sets out her ‘asks’ of the planning system at RTPI Wales Conference 

Cabinet secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths yesterday laid out her five demands of the planning system.

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1,200-home Cardiff scheme looks set for approval

Welsh government minister for natural resources Carl Sargeant has released a letter voicing his support for a controversial 1,200 home scheme. 

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