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20/01/2020

Place must be at the heart of Scottish infrastructure planning, says report

Words: Laura Edgar
Scotland / iStock

If it is to achieve an inclusive net-zero carbon economy, the Scottish Government needs to put place at ‘the heart’ of coherent, infrastructure prioritisation and planning, the Infrastructure Commission for Scotland (ICS) has recommended.

For this recommendation to work, the ICS said, “a coordinated and appropriately resourced infrastructure-first approach to the planning system should be introduced by the Scottish Government by 2021”.

This would support the implementation of National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4), as well as the new system of development plans.

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