Tuesday, 17 July 2018 at 10:00AM
STEAM Museum, Swindon SN2 2EY, UK
Politics and planning are intrinsically linked. This event will hear from politicians on their perspectives on the planning process and how planning officers can work closer with politicians to achieve sustainable development. Speakers will include politicians with planning backgrounds to give a unique insight into contemporary challenges.
- Reflections on National Government Attempts to Reform the Planning System
Lord Matthew Taylor of Goss Moor
- The Planner and the Politician – A Personal View of Each Side of the Fence
Gideon Amos OBE, Amos Ellis Consulting Limited & Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate in the 2017 General Election
Snakes and Ladders – Negotiating the Political Landscape
Mike Hayes, CBE, Former RTPI President, Director, Mike Hayes Consulting
- Planning and Local Politics
Cllr Graham Parker, West Devon Borough Council
A Chair with a View
Councillor Rachel Sutton, Labour Chair of Planning Committee, Exeter City Council
- The Impacts of Brexit on Planning
Janice Morphet, The Bartlett School of Planning, UCL
Conference Energiser – Dealing with the Media on Planning
Mandy Pearce, Head of Public and Partner Relations, Plymouth City Council
How to book
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