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Localism - is it working?

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 at 9:30AM - 4:00PM
International Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne
£90.00 excl. VAT
RTPI North East


Following the enactment of the Localism Bill this seminar looks at how the legislation is working in practice. We will hear from public and private sector officials to try and establish how the planning system has been affected and whether or not the act has helped or hindered development.

A must attend event,  book now.


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David Stovell               Chairman,  Partner, StovellMillwater Consultants

Karen Ledger              Head of Planning Services, Northumberland County Council     

                                    \"Neighbourhood Plans in Northumberland\"


Jules Brown                Conservation & Planning Manager, North of England Civic Trust    

                                    Fish Quay Neighbourhood Plan: \"Deep Fried Planning - Is It Good For You?\"


Zan Gunn                    Lecturer, Global Urban Research Unit (GURU),

                                    Newcastle University

                                    \"An Academic's View\"

Afternoon session   

 Presentation by            Stephen Litherland, Bellway Homes Limited (North East)

                                    \"Housebuilder's perspective\"


John Baker                  Partner, Peter Brett Associates LLP                                       

                                    \"Localism only Bigger\"


Ian Dove                      QC, No.5 Chambers                                                                         

                                    \"It takes two (or more) to tango" - The Duty to Co-operate