The Digital Land Policy team are working to support digital innovation in the PropTech sector. Peter Latham talks about who has joined the team, the findings they have already made and what they're planning to do next.
MHCLG is traditionally a policy department of government. Paul Maltby, who leads the Digital directorate, talks about the ways in which digital and policy can work together, and how the principles of OneTeamGov could define the future of the Civil Service.
The Digital Land Services team and the Developer Contributions Planning Policy team have been working together to make developer contributions open and transparent. Read more to learn about how ways of working can impact collaboration within an organisation.
One of the missions Paul introduced for our new digital directorate is to encourage diversification of the housing market using digital and data technologies. As with so many other areas, we think technology will transform planning and housing, enabling new …
The Digital Land services team recently ran a discovery in which we researched the barriers our users encounter when trying to find and use housing data. This is the first in a series of posts about those barriers, or what …
Head of the Digital Land Policy Peter Latham introduces his new team’s role in digital reform of the planning and housing system
The recently updated National Planning Policy Framework and associated guidance introduced the expectation that planning authorities will publish their viability statements and developer contributions to increase the transparency of the planning process. Publishing data around developer contributions will help people better understand the effect developer contributions have …
We have a theory the housing market is suffering from an information failure which is creating uncertainty - so we want to discover what data people need to help them make better decisions when building new houses.
Things are changing over here in the Ministry for Housing Communities and Local Government. Chief Digital Officer Paul Maltby introduces MHCLG Digital and his priorities for the new programme.