Date lodged: 19 October 2016
To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure that there is meaningful and inclusive community engagement in the planning system.
Answered by: Kevin Stewart 26 October 2016
We are continuing with our Design Charrettes Programme and Activating Ideas Fund. Backed by funding of £300,000, they will enable people across Scotland to have their say on the long-term future of their community. We will consult on further proposals for a forthcoming Planning Bill this winter.