Wednesday, 13 April 2016 at 6:00PM
JHB 208, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX3 0BP, UK
The planning system in Scotland is fully devolved, allowing the opportunity for Scotland to take its own path. The system has seen significant change, improvement and review.
In this lecture, John McNairney, Chief Planner, Scottish Government, will describe the evolution of the system, key achievements in process and will look forward to future challenges facing planning and the system in Scotland.
About the speaker
John McNairney was appointed the Scottish Government’s Chief Planner in July 2012. He currently leads the Government’s Planning and Architecture division where priorities include promotion of Scotland’s third National Planning Framework, the associated Scottish Planning Policy performance and improvement of the planning system and the implementation of the Creating Places agenda.
Following the lecture there will be a drinks reception to allow for networking and socialising.