Reading Time: 4 minutes Introduction SPICe is producing a series of blogs on the Draft Fourth National Planning Framework (NPF4), which provides a statutory strategy and framework for land use
Reading Time: 6 minutes Introduction Published during COP26, the Draft Fourth National Planning Framework (NPF4) provides a statutory strategy and framework for land use out to Scotland’s net zero
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog discusses policies in the new draft Fourth National Planning Framework for biodiversity and nature recovery.
Reading Time: < 1 minute A central hub for SPICe blogs and briefings on the draft National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4).
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog explores the policies for aquaculture in the Fourth National Planning Framework
Reading Time: 5 minutes This is post about the Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee’s evidence on retrofitting homes for net-zero.
Reading Time: 5 minutes An overview of the national spatial strategy, and associated regional action areas,, set out in the draft National Planning Framework 4.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog provides an overview of how the National Planning Framework (NPF) has developed over the last 20 years, outlines the contents of the recently published draft NPF4 and details planned parliamentary scrutiny.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This extended blogpost explores what gender equality could mean in relation to climate action in Scotland, across some selected areas.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This post summarises action taken by the Scottish and UK Governments to assist tenants and landlords during the COVID-19 pandemic to date and planned future action.