Planning is a means to an end, not an end in itself. That’s why it’s well worth reading the ideas from the Centre for Scottish Public Policy in their Manifesto 2012: Localising Government. You may not agree with the recommendations about the future direction for our towns and cities, including the “framework for mess”, but it’s worth a read (even just for its refreshing style – have you ever seen a report starting with the heading “Blurb”?).
On May 2, 2012