Category Archives: Infrastructure and Planning

Final planning

agendaNi looks at the agreed planning reform proposals. Extra powers for new councils and a new hierarchy to categorise developments are the main elements in the planning reforms, finalised by the Executive...

The route ahead

Draft plans to reform public transport are moving forward, centred around a proposal for a new agency and more competition for Translink. Bus and rail services in Northern Ireland are due to...

Culture change

Professor Greg Lloyd calls for planning to be seen positively rather than negatively, adding that much more debate is needed about this policy field. Peter Cheney reports. Northern Ireland needs a culture...