Making an infrastructure first approach a reality

In response to the publication of the Scottish Government Places, People and Planning, RTPI Scotland has produced a series of thinkpieces aimed at providing workable solutions to align with, and supplement proposals made in the consultation paper. One thinkpiece by Stefano Smith, Duncan Smart and Catherine Elliot set outs two linked proposals as to how […]

Making Local Place Plans Work – collaboration rather than conflict

As part of the ongoing review of the Scottish planning system RTPI Scotland has produced a series of thinkpieces aimed at providing workable solutions to supplement the proposals made by Scottish Government in its consultation paper, Places, People and Planning. A thinkpiece by Ian Angus, Julia Frost, Graham Marchbank, Jill Paterson and Stuart Salter tackled […]

Creating Climate-Ready Places

RTPI Scotland Executive Committee Member Graham Marchbank reports from two recent events on planning for climate change While the consultation on the White Paper  Places, People and Planning takes place, RTPI Scotland has given evidence in parliament on the draft Climate Change Plan (which will replace the ill-titled Report on Proposals and Policies 2) – […]