Not the Oxford Conference: The Sequel
Planning Back Better?
FRIDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2021: 9.45am until 4pm
Online with Live Q&A and Networking
Our prestigious speakers will guide you through the dynamic issues facing the planning industry today, as follows:
Friday 17th September 2021
Chair’s Introduction: Robert Evans, Argent LLP
Speaker: Nicholas Boys Smith,Founding Director of Create Streets, Commissioner for Historic England and Co-chair of the Building Better Building Beautiful Commission
Speaker: Joanna Averley, Chief Planner, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
This paper discusses the impact of climate change consideration on planning law in light of recent case law as well as the impact of these cases on planning authorities and the development of planning policy in the UK and selected other jurisdictions.
Speaker: Silke Goldberg, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
This paper reflects on how climate change and sustainability are weighed up and incorporated into local authority planning processes in the London Borough of Enfield. It reflects on the current practice and limitations of plan making and decision taking in a climate emergency and makes recommendations for planning authorities as well as policy makers.
Speaker: Sarah Cary, Executive Director Place, Enfield Council
This paper reflects on the provisions of the Environment Bill and in particular the impact it will have on the law surrounding:
- The new Office for Environmental Protection;
- Air quality;
- Waste and resource efficiency;
- Conservation covenants;
- The regulation of chemicals; and
- The recall of products.
Speaker: Ruth Keating, Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers
Insights into the important cases heard by the courts in 2020/2021
Speaker: Melissa Murphy, Barrister, Francis Taylor Building
Chair: Robert Evans
The JPLC committee reserve the right to vary the programme/speakers if circumstances dictate.