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RTPI Blog

  • The need to know
    The need to know 25 June 2013

    Andrew Matheson reflects on the dearth of accessible, reliable national planning data - and considers the opportunities for more real-time and place-specific data to inform policy and practice. More »

  • New strategic planning in England

    Whilst the abolition of regional strategic planning has been much lamented in England, there has been less discussion amongst planners about what is emerging to replace it. The strategic plans now being prep... More »

  • Interview with Phil Skill

    Phil Skill, Head of Planning at Stroud District Council, and one of the stars of the BBC2 series The Planners speaks about his experience of appearing on the programme. More »

  • Presentation to House of Commons Library

    A presentation given to MPs and researchers on whether Localism can work in their area. More »

  • Data source for all
    Data source for all 27 February 2013

    Peter Shand, Map for England Project Officer, on a "Data source for all?". This article first appeared in the RICS Land Journal. More »

  • Neighbourhood Plan Examination

    A presentation by Andrew Matheson, RTPI Network Coordinator, on Local Plan Examination. More »