Planning & Environment

What experiences have you had with the new Schemes of Delegation? Our research report highlights widespread inconsistencies in the content of the Schemes themselves. Given the practical implications, there must be scheming going on – or tactical manoeuvring if you prefer. Are councillors circumventing widespread delegation by calling applications away from officer decision? Are applicants designing schemes to avoid or encourage a delegated decision? Have there been disputes about the interpretation of Schemes?

Neil Collar

Neil Collar

Partner at Brodies LLP
Neil is a partner at Brodies LLP and consistently rated as one of Scotland’s leading planning lawyers. He is well known for both his planning inquiry advocacy and his advisory work. Neil has a particular interest in renewable energy developments.
Neil Collar