In September 2015, an independent panel was appointed by Scottish Ministers to review the Scottish planning system. The report of the panel, “Empowering Planning to Deliver Great Places” was published on May 31, 2016. A statement from the panel is also available to view.
Scottish Ministers published their response to the report of the independent planning review panel on July 11, 2016. Further information on the programme of collaborative work to be undertaken by the Scottish Government can be found on the Planning & Architecture blog.