Councillor Events

PAS delivers a programme of councillor support focused on the different elements of planning.

When we announce details and dates of councillor specific session for the coming years they are added to this page. 

We also run events as part of our wider support programme which councillors are often welcome to attend.

LGA New councillors’ introduction to planning

online event, 31 May, 10am to 11.30am

With the local government elections fast approaching, PAS working with the LGA to delivered a short session to introduce planning for councillors.  Useful for new councillors and experienced councillors who would like a refresh on the frequently changing planning agenda.

A recording of this session is available on the following page of the PAS website. 

The session covered three main areas:

  • An overview of the planning system and the councillors roles within it
  • The role of decision making at committee, and
  • An update on some of the recently, or soon to be changing, parts of the planning system.