Lord Matthew Taylor of Goss Moor
Lord Matthew Taylor has advised successive governments on planning policy. In 2006-8 he conducted the Government’s rural planning review “Living Working Countryside’, which laid many of the foundations for the Government’s National Planning Policy Framework and Neighbourhood Planning. In 2011-12 he led the Government review of all the planning practice guidance sitting behind the NPPF, creating the on-line National Planning Practice Guidance suite. In 2015 he developed his ‘Garden Village’ proposal, adopted as national policy at the March 2016 Budget. He continues to advise Government, Homes England and local authorities, and runs his own consultancy business. Former chair of the National Housing Federation and President of the National Association of Local Councils, Matthew is an Honorary Member of the RTPI, Visiting Professor of Planning at Plymouth University, and Senior Visiting Fellow at Cambridge University’s School of Planning
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KEYNOTE - The Future of PlanningPanel Discussion - What will impact the planning and construction industry in the coming years?