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Revive and Thrive: Reforming Planning Laws to Unleash an Urban Renaissance

The planning system is holding back growth in Britain’s cities, which is vital for levelling up across the country. This panel will discuss how developers and policymakers can work together to deliver planning reform that drives growth, homes and jobs – bringing in a new age of what Levelling Up Secretary Michael Gove has described as an urban ‘renaissance’.


  • Rachel Maclean MP, Minister for Housing and Planning
  • Anthony Breach, Senior Analyst, Centre for Cities
  • Mark Allan, CEO, Landsec
  • Anna Valero, Policy Fellow, LSE
  • Callum Newton, Senior Researcher, Onward (Chair)



October 3, 2023


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This event is kindly supported by Landsec