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Planning and Community Involvement in Scotland

DescriptionThe research explores the perceived deficiencies in the planning system’s consultation process
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Website Publication DateJuly 16, 2004

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Planning and Community Involvement in Scotland

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CONTENTS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY
CHAPTER TWO THE APPLICATIONS
APPLICATION ONE
APPLICATION TWO
APPLICATION THREE
CHAPTER THREE THE VIEW FROM THE COUNCIL
APPLICATION ONE
APPLICATION TWO
APPLICATION THREE
CHAPTER FOUR THE VIEW FROM THOSE INVOLVED IN PLANNING DECISIONS
RESPONSE RATES
APPLICATION ONE
APPLICATION TWO
APPLICATION THREE
VIEWS ON CONSULTATION
CHAPTER FIVE THE VIEW FROM THE FOCUS GROUPS
APPLICATION ONE - GROUP ONE
APPLICATION ONE - GROUP TWO
APPLICATION TWO - GROUP ONE
APPLICATION TWO - GROUP TWO
APPLICATION THREE - GROUP ONE
APPLICATION THREE - GROUP TWO
CHAPTER SIX CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
TO WHAT EXTENT WAS THE SOCIAL MAKE UP OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO COMMENTED TO THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT REPRESENTATIVE OF THE LOCAL POPULATION?
WAS THE OVER-WHELMING OPPOSITION EXPRESSED IN LETTERS TO EACH PLANNING AUTHORITY REFLECTED WHEN A BALANCED SAMPLE OF THE LOCAL COMMUNITY WAS CONSULTED?
HOW ACCURATELY DID PLANNING OFFICERS AND COUNCILLORS INTERPRET THE VIEWS OF THE LOCAL POPULATION ON EACH APPLICATION?
WHAT DID PEOPLE FEEL ABOUT THE EXTENT AND QUALITY OF THE CONSULTATION THAT TOOK PLACE ON EACH PLANNING APPLICATION?

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and
do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.

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