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Failing to Plan, Planning will fail > Summary

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A major report commissioned by both Mobile UK and the Mobile Infrastructure Forum seeks to uncover the barriers that exist within the planning system that hinder the roll-out of this critical national infrastructure.

Offering a six-point framework to assist policymakers to make planning a help and not a hindrance enabling the UK to unlock investment in this vital technology.

The six-point framework

  • Urgently increase funding for planning services
  • Recognise the importance of mobile infrastructure in the planning system
  • Hire Digital Champions to support the planning process
  • Do more to attract and retain talent
  • Improve planning policy frameworks
  • Foster proactive digital leadership from councils

The full report can be read here