Housing packs and planning policy face public and government scrutiny
HIPs horror storyThe Saturday Telegraph provided a guide for concerned home owners and potential buyers about how to deal with the new Home Information Packs (HIPs) if they come into force as planned in 12 days time. The guide advises on how to get hold of a pack, how to avoid one, what is included in each HIP and why there has been so much controversy surrounding their implementation.
Revealed: land clauses that could lose NHS millions on private finance deals. The paper also said that developers will be handed swathes of land worth hundreds of million of pounds if the NHS fails to maintain a string of controversial PFI deals.