Category: Planning

Time for planning to stand and deliver for rural Scotland

Improving on delivery has been a key aim of Scottish Ministers in proposing the Planning (Scotland) Bill. Empowering planning to deliver great places highlighted that development plans appear to have insufficient influence on actual housing delivery, citing that while 40,000 units were approved in 2014/15 only 17,419 were delivered in the same period. This stark
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Planning: power to the people?

Planning is a thorny issue which more than one elected member of Holyrood has been warned against getting involved in, and for good reason. Red tape, costly, time consuming and controversial developments. Unfortunately, these are just some of the frustrations that people too often cite whenever the subject of planning broached. But, having made it
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