Framework risks joining long list of ignored plans
To ensure the 20-year National Planning Framework does not go down in flames, the government needs to start talking to the opposition about infrastructure
This country has a history of very poor planning – and there is one very simple reason for it.
It is always very difficult to get consensus on a new plan, such as the 20-year National Planning Framework. So the plan tends to be substantially watered down for a start, so that there is 'something for everybody in the audience'. And then the plan is ultimately ignored, which allows every council and vested interest group...
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