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Man with plan

George is an old pal of Mike Hayes, current president of the Royal Town Planning Institute, excity planner at Glasgow (when it won the City of Architecture bid), and more recently a lesshappy development supremo at Lambeth council. Speaking from the floor, he suggested that the planning system should be more concerned with proactive, quality-led development, and less with whether or not certain proportions of schemes get permission within eight weeks. He reminded the audience that assessment ...

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