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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 intersted in contributing please contact us on

  • Places, People and Planning - Position Statement - consultation | Deadline 11 August
  • Inquiry into air quality in Scotland - Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee - Call for views | Deadline 25 August
  • The socio-economic duty - Scottish Government consultation | Deadline 12 September
  • Climate Change Bill - Scottish Government consultation | Deadline 22 September

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