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Politics of Planning - Rescheduled for 2020

Politics of Planning - Rescheduled for early 2020

Wednesday, 05 February 2020 at 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Cloth Hall Court, Quebec Street, Leeds, LS1 2HA
RTPI Yorkshire

Although an inherently political activity, the political dimension of planning is often poorly understood or treated as an afterthought.

This conference will consider how better understanding of the relationships between politics, politicians and planners at national and local levels can contribute to better planning.

Draft programme

  • The new political landscape - opportunities and challenges - Cllr Lisa Mulherin, Leeds City Council
  • Issues for the North – connected or divided - post election planning Sarah Longlands /Jack Hunter, IPPR North
  • Implications for planners – a steer from the RTPI, Richard Blyth, RTPI
  • Issues for the people – connections and infrastructure Edna Robinson, People’s Powerhouse
  • A case study – from plan making to development management in a complex political environment Sarah Wills, DLP Planning Ltd., Sheffield
  • Reflections on the role of planners in 2020 and beyond What have we learnt and where do we go from here?  Laura Edgar, The Planner


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RTPI member £105.00 + VAT: £21.00 To book Log In.
Non-RTPI member £120.00 + VAT: £24.00
Concessions £35.00 + VAT: £7.00 To book Log In.
RTPI Student £10.00 + VAT: £2.00 To book Log In.
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