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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 at

  • Scottish Parliament Local Government and Communities Committee Call for Evidence on Draft Budget 2018-19 | Deadline 23 October
  • Scottish Parliament Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee Call for Views on Scotland's Economic Performance: trends, challenges and future developments | Deadline 13 November
  • Transport Scotland - Building Scotland's Low Emission Zones - A Consultation | Deadline 28 November
Forthcoming events
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@rtpiscotland : RT @ScotlandsTowns: Don’t miss #ScotlandsTowns pullout in @newsundayherald today featuring #digitaltowns and BIDs! 22/10/2017 - 05:11

@rtpiscotland : Submissions sought from planning students in Scotland for Jim Boyack Trust Annual Award of £2,000. Details at 22/10/2017 - 05:07

@rtpiscotland : Want to support & influence RTPI Scotland? We're looking for members to join our Scottish Executive Committee. See 22/10/2017 - 05:06