Whereas much of the mainstream news can often feel a bit doom and gloom, it’s been great this month to see the extensive coverage of the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, and other space stories connected to that. Focusing on terrestrial planning matters though, here are some highlights of what’s been happening on the ground in Scotland this month.
As our regular blog readers will know, we’ve been following the Planning (Scotland) Bill’s progress through the Scottish Parliament with great interest since it was introduced in December 2017. Most recently, in June this year, the Bill was passed in what has been described as “a radical shake-up of planning laws”. But, has the Bill ultimately created a radical new framework to achieve what it aspired to?