The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has today announced that Planning Aid England (PAE), in conjunction with Planning Aid for London (PAL), has been awarded a grant of £1m from the new Supporting Communities and Neighbourhoods in Planning fund. This was the largest award, out of total available funding of £3.2m.
Richard Summers, President of the RTPI, said: "We welcome the announcement made today. This funding will allow the RTPI's Planning Aid England service, in conjunction with Planning Aid for London, to provide information, advice and support to disadvantaged individuals and communities in shaping their neighbourhoods over the next twelve months."
DCLG have released a press release.