Planning Democracy (SCIO)

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Champions of Scotland!

If you keep in touch with Planning Democracy through our facebook page you may be aware that we have been going around the country giving talks and meeting people to discuss their planning experiences....

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A United Voice for Planning

Last night I was contacted by someone saying “is everything alright at Planning Democracy? You haven’t posted a blog post for ages”. I wrote back and said that yes we are going strong, in...

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Sharing Cities

Wishing everyone a Happy New Year. Here is another guest blog post, this one from Duncan McLaren an environmental consultant with interests in energy, climate change and environmental justice. We hope you enjoy it....

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Planning system must put people before profit

Planning Democracy is urging the Scottish Government to consider fundamental reforms as part of its wide-ranging ‘Review of the Scottish Planning System’. Deadlines for submissions to the review closed on 1st December. As a charity set up...

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How to deal with conflict in planning

I recently took part in an event in Falkirk organised largely for planners, who, nearing the end of their Local Development Plan process, are taking a deep reflective breath and sharing their learning, before...