Trudi Elliott, Chief Executive of the RTPI, wrote to the
Telegraph following their investigative articles on planning.
If you want planning advice, whether
from a public servant or from the private sector, you should seek
out a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI).
Chartered Town Planners are bound by an ethical code, quality
controlled for professional competence, and have stringent
requirements to keep their knowledge up to date. If any member is
found to have breached the code, disciplinary measures can be
Planning is about balancing
competing interests and the exercise of professional judgement, not
about who you know.
Chief Executive, Royal Town Planning Institute
- The letter can be seen