'Radical' Scottish planning bill finally passed

MSPs have voted in favour of Scotland's troubled and much-changed planning bill, which introduces new requirements for councils to appoint chief planning officers and to work together to prepare regional plans, an 'agent of change' rule and powers for communities to create 'local place plans'.

by Mark Wilding
Scottish Parliament: MSPs voted in favour of changes to the planning system. Image: Wikimedia Commons
Scottish Parliament: MSPs voted in favour of changes to the planning system. Image: Wikimedia Commons

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