Survey Pans Gains Profile

The Saint ReportNews 2008, saintblog0 Comments

March 14, 2008 Planning Daily

DEVELOPERS MUST DO MORE TO INFORM THE PUBLIC WHEN PLANNING GAIN CONTRIBUTION BENEFIT THEIR COMMUNITIES, A LEADING POLITICAL LAND-USE CONSULTANCY HAS SAID.

This would improve the public’s perception of development and reduce nimbyism, according to Saint Consulting managing director Nick Keable.

In its annual survey into attitudes on development, the consultancy found that 69 per cent of people cannot identify any planning gain in their community, despite £2 billion being spent in England each year on facilities such as public spaces.

Survey Pans Gains Profile

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