Virtual Decision Making
At this time of uncertainty and unprecedented change, the planning system is having to adapt rapidly to the evolving context.
One way that Local Authorities are seeking to progress decision making is through the use of virtual planning committees. We have noted a number of authorities introducing various technological solutions to ensure decision making continues. Robyn Prince, a Director in our London office, spoke to Planning Resource about her experience of digital technology in the decision making process. In the article, she outlined how one of the main obstacles will be ensuring fair and representative public participation. Read the full article here (subscription required).