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In praise – once again – of our planners

I was invited round to Arup yesterday, to speak at an event for the National Planning Forum (NPF), along with (the rather luminous) James Harris of the Royal Town Planning Institute, (the extremely hilarious) Andrew Whitaker of the Home Builders Federation and (the ever genius) David Waterhouse of Design Council/CABE. No, I have absolutely no […]

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Confusion and hyperbole surround the NPPF debate

All those who are shrieking hysterically should be asked to go through this sequence: first, is having a horrendously complex system the best way of protecting anything? If the answer is “No” (and surely it is) then let’s simplify the system.

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