Jerry Youle, Professional Lead for Local Plans, explains the role of local plans. He shares an insight into the work that goes into this vital aspect of the planning system, and celebrates a big milestone: the 1000th local plan submitted to the Planning Inspectorate.
Jerry has responsibilities for the Planning Inspectorate’s role in examining plans. He has extensive experience as an Inspector, including work on local plan examinations, appeals and training Inspectors. Before joining the Planning Inspectorate in 2006, his planning career was in local government. And before that he was an archaeologist.
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