The new challenges that virtual committees raise for decision-makers

Government regulations setting out how planning authorities can use ‘virtual’ committees to allow decision-making during the coronavirus outbreak have come into force. But practitioners warn that such processes face technical and legal obstacles and could limit public participation.

by Joey Gardiner and David Blackman
Virtual meetings: planning system adjusting to pandemic restrictions (pic: Getty)
Virtual meetings: planning system adjusting to pandemic restrictions (pic: Getty)

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