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The government’s planned National Planning Policy Framework is a step in the right direction, but policy makers must ensure they get the incentives right, and that decisions are made locally

By Michael Ball, Kate Barker, Paul Cheshire, Alan Evans, Melissa Fernández Arrigoitia, Ian R. Gordon, Nancy Holman, Tim Leunig, Alan Mace, Geoff Meen, Sarah Monk, Henry G. Overman, Anne Power, Kathleen Scanlon, Philipp Rode, Fran Tonkiss, Tony Travers and Christine M E Whitehead

Abstract

The consultation period for the government’s draft National Planning Policy Framework ends today. LSE London recently held a planning roundtable discussion of 15 academics from a range of social science disciplines to discuss the reforms and try to clarify its objectives. While broadly agreeing with the objectives of the reform, the planning roundtable found that the incentives they provide may often not be enough to overcome local concerns and to reflect differing benefits in certain areas

Topics: JN101 Great Britain
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:39334
Provided by: LSE Research Online

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