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Policy and Research

RTPI Scotland aims to lead thinking in how planning can create great places for people. We do this by:

  • responding to policy consultations from Scottish Government, agencies and other organisations
  • discussing planning issues with policy makers including Ministers, MSPs and Civil Servants
  • undertaking research on Scottish planning issues

Consultations Under Consideration

We welcome Members' inputs to our policy responses.  If you are interested in contributing please contact us at

  • Consultation on a Diet and Obesity Strategy for Scotland | Deadline 31 January
  • Scottish Parliament Local Government and Communities Committee Call for Evidence on Planning (Scotland) Bill | Deadline 2 February
Forthcoming events
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@rtpiscotland : New housing using natural materials, electric car charging infrastructure, smart energy metres, and a sensory garde… 17/01/2018 - 07:07

@rtpiscotland : Johns Acres inaugurated as RTPI President 17/01/2018 - 07:04

@rtpiscotland : Congratulations to John Acres on becoming the new President of RTPI. Looking forward to working with you throughout… 17/01/2018 - 04:45