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Changes to planning undermining development, say planners

A majority of planners in England think that constant changes to the planning system is undermining development, according to new research by USP academics.

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Why is it relevant to study Urban Studies and Planning?
Why is it relevant to study Urban Studies and Planning?
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Dr Rae talks about our new GIS course
Dr Rae talks about our new GIS course
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What our Undergraduates say
What our Undergraduates say
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