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The Planner is keeping track of the coronavirus (Covid-19) related policy changes and pledges as they arise. Below you can find links to our coverage and sources you might find useful.

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  • Hadspen House in Somerset and its estate have been transformed from a traditional private estate into a high-grade hotel, landscaped garden and sustainable tourist destination. Good planning – with plenty of newt-counting – was integral, as Matt Moody discovers

    Newt sculpture
  • Fifty proposals have been submitted to Network Rail to reopen lines closed by DR Beeching – but if improving transport links is vital for people to access opportunities across the UK, we’re missing a trick by not investing in a strategic rail freight network, says Jack Osgerby

  • Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic have ruthlessly exposed deep regional inequalities that are pulling the UK apart. A federal system of government could heal the divisions, argues Malcolm Prowle