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Local plans: future direction - Birmingham

Thursday, 06 September 2018 at 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Etc venues, Maple House, 150 Corporation Street, Birmingham B4 6TB, UK
RTPI Training

Programme description

Do you have a local plan in place? Are you in the process of putting one together? This timely briefing will provide an engaging day of valuable knowledge and experience.  Come to this briefing and hear about the latest key updates from the Housing White paper, including the new calculation on housing needs and the delivery test.

MHCLG will provide insights and an update to the revised National Planning Policy Framework and the implications for plan making.


Through a combination of input from expert speakers and discussion, you will:

  • Hear about developments on key topics within Local Plans
  • Keep up to date on guidance for local plan preparation
  • Learn how to ensure Local Plans are deliverable
  • Hear how Neighbourhood Plans and Local Plans interrelate
  • Explore housing delivery – how will we meet housing targets?

View the event agenda here.

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This links to the following CPD Priorities:

  • Delivering housing to meet national needs
  • Communication, mediation and negotiation skills


Past delegates said...

  • "It was a very well balanced course" (Local plans: future direction 06.02.18)
  • "Good range of approachable, well informed speakers" (Local plans: future direction 06.02.18)


Please note there is limited availability for Licentiate, Independent Consultants and concessions.  To be eligible for the Independent Consultant rate, you need to be member of the Independent Consultants Network (ICN).  For the RTPI concessions rate, you need to be a RTPI student, unemployed or retired member.  You will need your membership number and password to book.

If you are having difficulties booking please contact us on 020 7929 8400 or email


The RTPI supports the adoption of all 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals and this course specifically supports the following:

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