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LGiU Events: Planning seminar


The government’s planning reforms represent a significant challenge for councils. This seminar will outline what neighbourhood planning and the NPPF will mean for members and officers, the potential risks and opportunities for local government in these changes and existing best practice from around the country. Speakers include experts from local government, key trade organisations and the private sector.

Date: 15/11/2011  10:00-15:00

Venue: LGiU, 22 Upper Woburn Place, London, WC1H 0TB

Rates (ex VAT): LGiU members: £99 Others: £125


This seminar is part of a series of seminars that the LGiU is running throughout the autumn and winter on specific aspects of the Localism Bill.

Speakers include

– Richard Blyth MCD MRTPI, Head of Policy and Practice, Royal Town Planning Institute

– Andrew Ross, Final Draft Consultancy

– John Allen, Director of Planning, London Thames Gateway Development Corporation

Who should attend

– Executive members / portfolio holders for planning

– Councillors who sit on planning committees

– Planning officers

– Councillors with an Overview and Scrutiny role in planning

To book online through Eventbrite, please click here.