Category: News and views

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Dear Minister

Last month we sent an open letter to the Minister, it was signed by 87 community and environmental organisations and academics (others continue to ask to add their names). We said that the one...

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Engage with Purpose

Attending the Parliamentary debate on the planning bill last week it seemed that the conclusions were pretty damning. Alex Rowley reminded the Government that there was a “majority in Parliament that does not believe...

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Stage One Nearly There

We are fast approaching the end of the first stage of the planning bill, we await the committee report and the stage 1 debate. It has been a really crucial part of Planning Democracy’s...

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DIMVI Disclosure

In which a new acronym is introduced. For those of you who have had the NIMBY term thrown at you for daring to challenge a development proposal, DIMVI is the term you can now...

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Reviewing the review

To all those from the community sector who took time to respond to the planning review, brilliant effort. This blog reflects on how people responded to the review, what they said and how they...

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Breaking Barriers?

Hello again, it’s been a while hasn’t it?   To be honest the planning review consultation with all it entailed, including the large number of workshops we did around the country, taking part in...