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Part of:
The Localism Act 2011 CPD Training Bundle
Categories:
Planning
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

The podcast is aimed at planning practitioners interested in clarifying what the Localism Act will mean for the development plan. It will critique the significant points of difference between the old regime and new and offer some guidance concerning the practical issues arising from the changes.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the political context to the changes;
  • Understand the position regarding the development plan, plan making and development control prior to the Localism Act 2011;
  • Recognise the key changes the Localism Act 2011 will bring to the development plan, plan making and development control;
  • Be aware of the practical issues stemming from the changes to the system.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • City of Edinburgh Council v Secretary of State for Scotland [1997] 1 WLR 1447;
  • Localism Act 2011;
  • Persimmon Homes v. Stevenage BC [2005] EWCA Civ 1365;
  • Plain English Guide to the Localism Act;
  • Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004;
  • R (Cala Homes) v. Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2010] EWHC 2866 (Admin);
  • Simpson v Edinburgh Corporation, 1960 S.C. 313;
  • Stevenage BC v. Secretary of State [2011] EWHC 3136 (Admin);
  • Town and Country Planning (Local Development) (England) Regulations 2004;
  • Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972.

In this podcast Neil Cameron QC from Landmark Chambers provides a review of the main changes the Localism Act 2011 will bring to the development plan.

Date added: 24 January 2012

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