To unravel the hysterics lets just go back to basics.
Planning consents for developments over 100 square meters attract Community Infrastructure levy’s , Tower hamlets had released a revised charging rate up from 2015’s £200 per sqm to £280 per sq m, the charge is not a new thing and the potential increase is also effected by planning guidance on application of the charges weighed against the Affordable housing and other social and commercial benefits any particular Scheme offers to the community in which it is proposed.
The Great west ferry Print works exaggeration. Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life; Whose misadventur'd piteous overthrows Doth with their death bury their parents' strife. Romeo And Juliet Prologue, 1–8 As a free market property developer my Company Real Estate Land and developments Limited is interested in the framework within which we bid for Land and seek planning consent. Our mission is to provide Affordable Homes to Purchase for Londoners on average incomes, at a Budget price point, to an acceptable Standard with timely delivery and offering a best in class Value proposition for our customers. It is of great interest for my Shareholders then that the Planning risks associated with the Community Infrastructure Levy and the Mayoral Infrastructure levy is both predictable and consistent both within specific Boroughs where we wish to serve our customers and across the Capital generally.
Breathless headlines appeared after questions in the Houses of Parliament about a month ago. Heres a Flavour of this very peculiar furore. Henry McDonald Wed 27 May 2020 19.10 BST Former Tory donor's housing project 'unlawfully approved to avoid £40m hit' Ministry denies claims of bias in approval of Richard Desmond’s development one day before levy kicked in Heather Stewart Political editor Sun 21 Jun 2020 14.18 BST Jenrick under growing pressure after fresh Desmond revelation Minister viewed video of £1bn property development before overruling officials to approve it https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/may/27/richard-desmond-housing-projectunlawfully-approved-robert-jenrick-isle-dogs-london-avoid-40m-hit https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/jun/21/jenrick-under-growing-pressure-afterfresh-desmond-revelation https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/robert-jenrick-watched-housing-promo-video-on-richarddesmonds-phone-bqb0s8kz2 https://www.mpsontwitter.co.uk/search/%23Westferry? offset=0&min_date=1576191600&tweets=1&order=timestamp