The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) is delighted to announce the launch of a new network to bring together politicians involved in planning and planning decisions. The RTPI’s Politicians in Planning Network will enable local authority and parliamentary politicians across all UK and Ireland planning systems to share best practice, to access information and receive a regular newsletter on planning matters free of charge.
Local politicians play a pivotal role in ensuring the communities they represent have the access to the right homes and infrastructure for their needs. The RTPI is the leading professional institute to represent the planning profession across the UK and is the only body that can confer Chartered status to planning professionals.
The RTPI will, through this new network, seek to bridge the gap between planning professionals and politicians to support shared ambitions for vibrant, healthy and sustainable places for communities to live and work in, particularly as we start to recover from the global pandemic.