RTPI election manifesto details how to build a successful and sustainable Scotland
RTPI Scotland has published its manifesto for the 2016 Scottish Election which sets out seven key actions it believes are required to build a successful and sustainable Scotland.
The manifesto stresses how planning has important roles to play in enabling sustainable economic growth and promoting social justice.
RTPI Scotland believes that any future Scottish Government must aim to:
The manifesto also sets out how, with the right support, planners and the planning system can help the new government to achieve these ambitions.
RTPI Scotland convenor, Pam Ewen, said: “Our seven-point action plan shows the vital role that planning can play in supporting Scotland to thrive. Giving planning a more central role in the new government can ensure that we use resources to best effect through better coordinating infrastructure with development and connecting visions with resources.
“It will allow the government to plan more effectively to create sustainable economic growth and to deliver quality places across Scotland. I urge all involved in the forthcoming election to take our proposals on board.”