Monthly Archives: April 2015

Localism and the Devolution of Local Government – where to draw the boundaries?

I have written before about the current push for localisation and devolution of Local Government, and how I think that too many people are pushing this agenda without really thinking through the consequences. I have just read this article in … Continue reading

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The UK’s Planning System is broken, doesn’t work for everyone, and needs fixing

I have just read this very good document from The Bartlett School of Planning at UCL London: “5 Radical Ideas for a Better Planning System”. http://www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/planning/five-radical-ideas/five-radical-ideas.pdf Its basic thesis is that ‘the Planning System needs to rediscover its original purpose … Continue reading

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