Annual Planning Seminar 2020

**Registration opening soon**

Presented by the Planning & Environment Group, the Annual Planning Seminar returns for 2020 and promises to deliver the latest case law and updates in the world of planning law.

Programme

09.15 - 10.00 Registration and Breakfast
10.00 - 10.30 Welcome and hot topic (presented by Richard Kimblin QC)
10.30 - 11.00 Panel discussion – Raynsford: Has Government policy led to the creation of slum housing?
11.00 - 11.05 Q&A
11.05 - 11.30 Refreshment Break
11.30 - 11.55 Local Plans, housing numbers and soundness
- e.g. Norfolk LPAs proposing going up, Wokingham’s announced lower levels, Wealden DC, Sevenoaks, and whatever Oxford authorities are doing?
11.55 – 12.15 Counting Houses:
(Presented by James Corbet-Burcher) Inquiry Round-Tables, Annual Position Statements and Data Standards
12.15 – 12.35 Fade to Brown
- Green Belt. GB review? Wirral’s GB release? Guildford’s? Also Herts. Neighbourhood plan proposals to remove sites, Midland mayor’s response to call for GB review and Merseyside 92,000sqm GB development
12.35 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 14.20 Rosewell Review – key lessons a year on (Presented by Chris Young QC)
14.20 – 14.40 Withdrawn from Reality?
(Presented by Tim Jones) Issues with/potential future of planning regs derived from/implementing EU Regs; case law based on the same; opportunities for the future (possible divergence/creation of domestic position etc)
14.40 – 15.00 NO3P(Es) – nitrates, phosphorous, and development
- On the position regarding nitrates, phosphorous, development, and mitigation of the same – speaker will need to co-ordinate with speaker on the EU withdrawal topic (nb Es is Einsteinium – metallic and radioactive but with no known uses. The challenge is to work it into the talk.)
15.00 – 16.00 Case Law Update
16.00 – 16.10 Q & A
16.10 Close