Specialist Housing - Nick de Lotbiniere, Savills (Planning System, London, 11.10.2018) What wins when developing specialist housing types? (To include retirement living, extra care, co-living, multiple occupation, and micro flats.)
5 Year Supply - Cristina Howick, Peter Brett Associates (Planning, London, 11.10.17) What will happen under current proposals for plan reviews, five-year land supply and delivery tests? Will the system be speeded up and streamlined?
Social and Affordable Housing - Mike Kiely, Mike Kiely Planning (Planning, London, 11.10.17) Why do you end up arguing the viability of Social and Affordable housing on virtually every application? Is there a positive way for developers to help people onto the housing ladder?
S.106 - Andrew Parkinson, Landmark Chambers (Planning, London, 11.10.17) What steps can you take to cut the time it takes to sign and implement a S.106? Is there a legal basis for LPAs altering its conditions once PP in principle is agreed?
Identification of Sites - James Pargeter, Greystar Europe Holdings (Planning, London, 11.10.17) What are the key criteria for identification of housing sites in the allocation process? How much weight is being given to market demand and infrastructure provision?
Neighbourhood Plans - Matthew Spry, Lichfields (Planning, London, 11.10.17) What happens if Neighbourhood Plans are obliged to take account of housing need numbers (provided in a higher level plan)? Will it square with the SOS's decisions at Yapton and Bartestree?
5 Year Supply - Timothy Leader, 4-5 Gray's Inn Square (Planning, London, 24.11.16) Where the 5 year housing land supply is out of date, how much weight is being given to the presumption in favour of development? What do the cases say about the primacy of the development plan against other material considerations?
Community Engagement - Nick Wright, Nick Wright Planning (Scottish Planning System, Edinburgh, 24.11.16) What is "real engagement" with the community as opposed to "token engagement"? What can be achieved in terms of reducing NIMBYISM?
Development Plans - Nicola Woodward, Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners (Scottish Planning System, Edinburgh, 24.11.16) Is the plan led system valid given problems with resources and priorities? Are representations about inadequate land supply being listened to locally?
Housing Numbers - Robin Holder, Holder Planning (Scottish Planning System, Edinburgh, 24.11.16) How are you to satisfy housing needs and create successful places? Is the current focus on the numbers a distraction?