Planning in Scotland
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Who this event is for
JHB 208 - Chakrabarty Lecture Theatre , John Henry Brookes Building , Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site
Planning has been wholly devolved to the Scottish Government since devolution in 1999. Since then, the Scottish planning system has seen significant change, improvement and review.
In this lecture, John will describe the evolution of the system, key achievements in process and will look forward to future challenges facing planning and the system in Scotland.
About the speaker
JOHN MCNAIRNEY, CHIEF PLANNER, SCOTLAND
John McNairney was appointed the Scottish Government’s Chief Planner in July 2012. He currently leads the Government’s Planning and Architecture division where priorities include promotion of Scotland’s third National Planning Framework, the associated Scottish Planning Policy performance and improvement of the planning system and the implementation of the Creating Places agenda.