New planning laws announced today strike the right balance between protecting the environment and helping to deliver jobs, says Staffordshire County Council.
“The delivery of a less complex planning process which can help regeneration projects to get off the ground more quickly and stimulate job creation will add to Staffordshire’s drive for greater prosperity.
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