Changes to planning regulations to take powers away from councils

This seems concerning and I can’t see another post on here about it - sorry if I’ve missed it.
Article on proposed changes to planning system

Yes, it does seem concerning. Taking even more away from Local Authorities and a diminishing of local democracy. There seems to be a lot on social media about Dominic Cummings wanting a complete overhaul of planning which I found alarming but I was unsure about the detail. This article goes to the heart of it.