Housing Minister Grant Shapps has today warned that a lack of creativity could lead to Scandinavian-style "eco-bling" homes dominating our neighbourhoods over the next five years, as housebuilders prepare to go zero carbon in 2016.
Planning Minister Greg Clark today said the Government could scrap red tape in order to encourage 'meanwhile uses' of empty buildings, transforming them into new shops, business start-ups, and community projects.
Local Government Minister Grant Shapps and Decentralisation Minister Greg Clark today called on a new generation of councillors to shake up their town halls in the interests of the people they serve and help banish the 'computer says no' culture that exists in some councils.
Plans to help people to do the right thing by reducing waste and increase recycling at home, on the move or as part of their business have been unveiled today as the Government announced the results of its comprehensive review of waste.
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