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22 November 2017
Government must provide resources and trust local authorities to build the houses this country needs, a Government MP told a Westminster reception last night.
300,000 new homes...
22 November 2017
In his Autumn Budget speech today the Chancellor announced that over the next five years the government will commit at least £44bn capital funding, loans and guarantees to suppo...
21 November 2017
Planning enforcement officers must have a strong understanding of the local context they are working in to be effective, a national conference has heard. A wide variety of enfo...
20 November 2017
RTPI Chief Executive Trudi Elliott has written to the Chancellor Philip Hammond to urge him to adopt measures in his Budget to intervene in the land market and give local author...
16 November 2017
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is the latest higher education institution whose town planning undergraduate programme has been accredited by the Royal Town Planning...
15 November 2017
Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland’s ‘second city’ known for its chequered past and magnificent 17th century city walls, has today – following years of successful regeneration...
13 November 2017
Local housing need could be better assessed, but Government proposals for a new methodology would only entrench existing house building patterns and fail to address the need for...
10 November 2017
Stephen Wilkinson MRTPI, RTPI President said:
"Many congratulations to all of our new Chartered Members. Employers rightly recognise the hallmark of the professional expertise a...
09 November 2017
Humans are ‘living beyond their means’ and action must be taken now, a leading sustainability engineer has warned. By breaching ‘planetary boundaries’ in a number of areas – hum...
07 November 2017
Young planners’ valuable role in shaping society’s future health and happiness was highlighted at an RTPI national conference last week.
Planning for health is critical