PLANNING NEWS: WHAT’S CURRENT AND NEXT FOR PLANNING POLICY? STEVE QUARTERMAIN, GOVERNMENT CHIEF PLANNER’S VIEW

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PLANNING NEWS: WHAT’S CURRENT AND NEXT FOR PLANNING POLICY? STEVE QUARTERMAIN, GOVERNMENT CHIEF PLANNER’S VIEW

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Steve Quartermain, the Government’s Chief Planner, recently spoke at a Yorkshire Branch RTPI session in Leeds on the subject of policy and development plans. Steve is a former Director of Environmental Services at Hambleton District Council and the Chief Planning Officer at Craven District Council, both North Yorkshire authorities. Mr Quartermain’s key messages at the event were:

In conclusion, this recent emphasis on planning reform is rooted in transparency in order to build confidence in the governments aims to support housing delivery and growth.

We thank RTPI Yorkshire for organising such an excellent and informative session and allowing us to be a part of it.

An extract of Mr Quartermain’s Presentation can be viewed via the image on the right.

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