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MSPs warned Scotland planning bill is ‘unworkable’

Words: Laura Edgar
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RTPI Scotland has urged MSPs to drop ‘unfunded additional duties’ in the Planning (Scotland) Bill ahead of its stage 3 debate.

The bill is “unworkable as it stands”, said the institute.In a briefing, RTPI Scotland called on MSPs to work across parties to remove the duties, and find new ways of bringing “much-needed” resources into the planning system. Additionally, the huge costs predicted in the financial memorandum could present a major challenge for planning authorities to undertake this work.RTPI Scotland has........
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