Economic Development Horizon Scanner – Q2 2018

Theresa May’s Government is setting about changing the course of planning policy in England, breaking from the key tenets of the Cameron-Osborne era. The release of a draft revised National Planning Policy Framework provides a strong indication of this new direction of travel. Elsewhere, many parts of the UK, and the economy, took a battering from the adverse weather conditions of February and March.

Here, we discuss the standout policy items from Q1 2018 that will impact on all of our efforts to stimulate economic development, and set out a range of indicators of the direction of economic change in the UK. Click here to view the full report.