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New chair of the Infrastructure Planning Commission announced

Sir Michael Pitt has been selected to chair the new Infrastructure Planning Commission.The new IPC will be the body that will take decisions on applications for development consent for infrastructure proposals that are of national significance, such as waste and recycling proposals, based on clear statements of national policy set out by Government.It is being established under the provisions of the Planning Act 2008 and will begin from October.