NPF4: Any Questions?

Fellowship Event

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  • Architecture & built environment
  • Cities
  • Communities

Join us and learn about NPF4, the long-term plan for development and infrastructure in Scotland.

NPF4 will, when adopted, set out the Scottish Government’s priorities and policies for the planning system up to 2045, and is therefore important to the current and next generation. Student planners are welcome to register and attend. NPF4 differs from previous NPFs in two ways: it incorporates Scottish Planning Policy and the NPF into a single document to be part of a statutory development plan.

The event is designed to afford attendees a chance to pose questions about the Draft National Planning Framework 4 laid, which was before the Scottish Parliament in November 2021. The consultation process concludes on 31st March 2022. Many attendees may be studying the issues arising before finalising submissions. We welcome questions and observations. If you submit a question in advance, please include any legal or other references as appropriate.

The public consultation on NPF4 ends in late March. This event, designed and delivered by the RSA Fellows’ Rural + Environmental Issues Network Scotland, is open to all with an interest in any aspect of planning and the NPF4 content, irrespective of their discipline, or immediate professional or personal interests. The R+EINS Network Steering Group particularly requests that questions are submitted in advance, by 1200 on 8th at latest, via [email protected] for collation by theme.

To learn more about NPF4, please follow this link

Panel Members;

Petra Biberbach, Chief Executive, Planning Aid Scotland

Cliff Hague OBE, Emeritus Professor of Planning & Spatial Development, Heriot-Watt University and Past President of each of RTPI and the Commonwealth Association of Planners

Euan Leitch, Chief Executive, SURF (Scotland’s Regeneration Forum)

Alisa Macfarlane, Director, BEFS (Built Environment Forum Scotland)

Dr Clive Mitchell FRSA HonFRSGS, Outcome Manager: Nature and Climate Change, NatureScot 

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