NIPA responds to Consultation on developing a National Policy Statement for Water Resources

Posted on: Wednesday, 3rd January 2018

This is a response to the consultation launched in November 2017 by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs ("DEFRA")

Sir John Armitt’s speech from NIPA Annual Dinner 2017

Posted on: Monday, 4th December 2017

Following the NIPA Dinner on 23 November here is Sir John Armitt's speech in full..

NIPA consultation response to Ofgem

Posted on: Thursday, 19th October 2017

NIPA consultation response to Ofgem’s consultation on the need case for National Grid’s Hinkley C Connection Project.

NIPA Annual Dinner 2017

Posted on: Monday, 2nd October 2017

We are delighted to announce that Landmark Chambers are our main sponsor for this year's annual dinner taking place on Thursday 23 November 2017.

NIPA 2017 Annual Conference Proceedings

Posted on: Tuesday, 4th July 2017

The NIPA Annual Conference was held on 28 June 2017. Here is the accompanying documentation available only to delegates.

The Mitigation Maze: Summary of Mitigation Roundtable Discussion Evening on 7th June 2017

Posted on: Monday, 19th June 2017

WSP hosted a roundtable discussion on whether mitigation can be standardised, streamlined or tailored to meet the particular challenges of NSIPs. The event was attended by legal, planning and environmental professionals representing promoters, statutory consultees, local authorities and consultancy practice.

NIPA Insights Research: REPORTS LAUNCHED

Posted on: Tuesday, 6th June 2017

In September 2016 NIPA commissioned a team from the Bartlett School of Planning at University College London to undertake research into the extent and impact of the level of detail in the DCO process.

AIRPORTS NATIONAL POLICY STATEMENT NOTE OF ROUND TABLE EVENT, 5 APRIL 2017

Posted on: Wednesday, 12th April 2017

This event was held to discuss the NIPA response to the Airports National Policy Statement. As well as an open invitation to NIPA members, three DfT officials and one DCLG official were in attendance.

Guidance issued on including housing in DCOs in England

Posted on: Wednesday, 22nd March 2017

Section 160 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016, which allows the inclusion of ‘related housing’ in DCOs, comes into force on 6 April 2017 and DCLG has now issued Guidance on this, as Ministers said they would when the Bill for the Act was passing through Parliament.

NIPA INSIGHTS RESEARCH PROJECT ON THE BALANCE BETWEEN FLEXIBILITY AND DETAIL - ROUNDTABLE UPDATE

Posted on: Tuesday, 14th March 2017

On the 28th February 2017 a lively discussion evening was held to update NIPA Members and interested guests in the research commissioned by NIPA into how to achieve the right balance between the level of detail required in the assessment, application, examination and consent for national infrastructure projects versus the need for flexibility, particularly at the project delivery stage.