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The City of Edinburgh Council’s new Local Development Plan provides a clear framework to manage the capital's growth, says Councillor Ian Perry. Edinburgh is a hugely successful city which is expected to grow by about 10 per cent in the next decade.

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Hew Edgar Prior to the highly anticipated Planning Bill White Paper, RICS in Scotland has worked with ICE and RTPI to devise five shared priorities for planning in Scotland, writes Hew Edgar.

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Matthew Goff Over the next 10 years, the UK’s construction industry could see a 25 per cent decline in available workforce. That represents uncharted territory, according to a report by Cast Consultancy’s CEO and founder, Mark Farmer. Commissioned by the Construction Leadership Council, the repo

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Neil Collar Why do Ministers call-in planning cases? Does it make any difference to outcomes? Neil Collar from Brodies discusses.

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What does a day in planning enforcement look like? A pertinent question for Katherine Pollard, the network manager at the RTPI’s National Association of Planning Enforcement (NAPE). Since my first day in 2015 I’ve been guided and am working alongside a dedicated voluntary committee which represe

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Mark Macaulay Strict rules rightly govern contracts awarded by public bodies, and, in some cases, by utilities. Contractors must make clear not just their costs, but also exactly what they will do: so what happens when the buyer’s requirements change during a project? Recent regulations which soug

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