As ever, developing Local Plans presents many challenges and opportunities. As those involved in the process grapple with the requirements of NPPF including maintaining a five year housing land supply and demonstrating that policies and proposals are deliverable, this event will provide a valuable refresh. It will look to best practise and lessons learnt in tackling the what are the real key issues. The event will also focus on the role of Neighbourhood Plans and how communities can be supported in developing their plans.
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9.30 am Registration and refreshments
10.00 am Chairman’s Introduction
David Stovell, David Stovell & Millwater Chartered Town Planners.
10.15 am South Tyneside Local Plan, Shaping the future beyond our
Andrea King, Principal, Forward Planning, South Tyneside Council
11:00 am Plan Examination Case Study – Knowsley Council
Jonathan Clarke, Policy Manager (Places)Knowsley Council
11.45 am Refreshments
12:00 am Housing and the Economy
Oliver Chapman, Senior Consultant, Regeneris.
12.40 pm Lunch
1.40 pm Its not you, its them - Strategic Planning
Adam Dodgshon, Principal Consultant, Planning Advisory Service.
2.30 pm Neighbourhood Planning- The National Picture
Miranda Pearce, Decentralisation and Neighbourhood Planning, UK Department of Communities and Local Government
3.15 pm Neighbourhood forums and the question of legitimacy
Prof. Simin Davoudi, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University, Associate Director, Newcastle Institute for Research on Sustainability (NIReS)
3.55 pm Chair’s Closing
4.00 pm Finish