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Briefings for journalists

These links connect to reliable sources of information as well as the RTPI's views on key issues.

Planning explained

Planning Aid England has a series of informative one page briefing notes and videos on key planning topics including neighbourhood planning.

Planning Portal is the Govenment's definitive online resource for planning and building regulations in England and Wales.

The House of Commons and House of Lords Library produces briefings on planning issues.

Housing and Growth

The RTPI's top lines on other key planning issues 

Planning and growth

Housing and planning

Transport infrastructure 

Spatial Thinking

Technology and advanced manufacturing sectors

Social issues

Climate and demographic change

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Media, marketing & public affairs contacts

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