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Planning is about the skills associated with placemaking, community engagement, project management and development finance, but it is also about understanding the complex legal framework within which the planning system operates. As we await the Scottish Government's response to the Planning Review and the inevitable changes in legislation and regulation that will follow, this event looks at some of the key legal issues facing Scottish planning authorities. Although the event takes place within the context of current legislation, speakers will provide comment on any developments that may have emerged in the run up to the forthcoming Planning Bill.
Who Should Come
This event will be of value to public and private sector planning lawyers; public and private sector planners from both development planning and development management backgrounds; and community and voluntary groups. It will also be of interest to developers and other planning advisors.
13:00 Registration and Lunch
13:30 Welcome and Introduction from Chair
Chris Devlin, Solicitor,
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
13:35 'S 75s' & Delivery Infrastructure – the local authority perspective
Rob McIntosh, Principal Solicitor,
13:55 Local Review Bodies – a third person perspective
Andrew Ferguson, Manager (Committee Services),
14:55 Learning from SPSO and Appeal Decisions
Nancy Jamieson, Appeals and Review Team Manager,
The City of Edinburgh Council
15:15 Review of Planning System – implications for local authorities
Neil Collar, Partner,
15:55 Final comments
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jhplanning and the Improvement Service
jhplanning is an event organisation and management business dedicated to providing low cost, high value events for planning professionals and other practitioners involved in the built and natural environment.
The Improvement Service works with Scottish councils and their partners to improve the efficiency, quality and accountability of local public services by providing advice, consultancy and programme support.