Housebuilder launches petition calling for compulsory training for planning committee members

A prominent housebuilder has launched a petition calling for legal changes to make planning committee members take compulsory training and for at least half to secure a formal planning qualification in order to prevent decisions "based on politics and not planning merit".

by Ellie Kahn
Committee meetings: Report calls for planning committee members to have more training (Image: Damien Smith / Flickr (CC BY 2.0))
Committee meetings: Report calls for planning committee members to have more training (Image: Damien Smith / Flickr (CC BY 2.0))

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