It proposes reforms of the planning system to streamline and modernise the planning process, bring a new focus to design and sustainability, improve the system of developer contributions to infrastructure, and ensure more land is available for development where it is needed.
Here is the related news release from government.
This consultation from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government ran from 6 August to 29 October 2020.
Full Council 21 October 2020 – a motion on this consultation was proposed and debated at this meeting. You can read further information in the Council’s news release 'Council agrees motion to lobby MPs over Planning White Paper'
CBC response - planning for the future