Funding the Infrastructure Gap
With Local Development Plan proposals commonly seen as extra to council business plans what do planners need to know about local government finance and vice versa?
How can planners better communicate the funding implications of delivering growth?
How could an Infrastructure Levy contribute to delivery and what are the likely education impacts of expanding the provision of Early Years Care?
What is already happening to forge closer links in Edinburgh & Fife and what lies ahead?
Don Peebles, CEO of CIPFA
Stefano Smith, Peter Brett Associates
Alastair Young, Scottish Futures Trust
Panel discussion: CIPFA, Scottish Futures Trust, and Peter Brett Associates
Paul Lawrence, Executive Director of Place at the City of Edinburgh Council
Kate Hopper and Ben Wilson, Planners from City of Edinburgh Council
Sat Patel, City of Edinburgh Finance
Bill Lindsay, Fife Council
Panel Discussion: Fife Council and City of Edinburgh Council