The Government has made further announcements to how the planning system should respond to the current coronavirus pandemic. There are changes to how planning applications can be publicised and determined, and changes to CIL. See a short overview on our YouTube channel.
The Planning Inspectorate have announced that more appeals will now be progressed through virtual sessions, to speed up Hearings and Inquiries. This is in response to the coronavirus, which put a temporary halt on all events. But the measures could continue into the future as an alternative to the traditional 'round the table' events.