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Policy and Research

RTPI Scotland aims to lead thinking in how planning can create great places for people. We do this by:

  • responding to policy consultations from Scottish Government, agencies and other organisations
  • discussing planning issues with policy makers including Ministers, MSPs and Civil Servants
  • undertaking research on Scottish planning issues

Consultations Under Consideration

We welcome Members' inputs to our policy responses.  If you are interested in contributing please contact us at

  • Fire Sprinklers in Social Housing Bill | Deadline 16 April
  • Scottish Government Consultation A Connected Scotland: Tackling social isolation and loneliness and building stronger social connections | Deadline 27 April

@rtpiscotland : "Our preferred approach is for a system which fosters participation, meaningful collaboration and co-production fro… 20/03/2018 - 06:46

@rtpiscotland : The @PlacesAlliance - which RTPI Scotland is a member of - has responded to @KevinStewartSNP's letter to… 20/03/2018 - 06:43

@rtpiscotland : Congratulations to The Leaf Room in Dundee which has won the @scotcivictrust My Place Awards. Full run down of winn… 20/03/2018 - 05:42