The Civic Voice briefing on both the Planning White Paper and the 'Changes to the current planning system' consultations gives a useful summary of the Government's proposals but the London Forum one gives suggestions on the potential implications of the changes, if implemented. See here.
All residents associations should respond to the second one by the end of this month and to the main 'Planning for the Future' document with its attached options and questions by the end of October. Your local interpretation of the issues the proposals may cause and the way any planning changes should be implemented will be essential reading for the Government. We can influence the outcome.
There is also a third consultation about land registration and control
The new Covid-19 regulations for Local Authority meetings risk undermining the community's role in the planning process, as decisions could be made in virtual committees and closed meetings for up to one year.