The CPA National Conference 2021 - Morning Sessions
The Compulsory Purchase Association's National Conference briefs all who work with compulsory purchase and compensation, covering a diverse range of issues, with sessions focusing on law, practice and market activity. It is the premier event in the CPO calendar, with a pre-eminent programme and set of speakers. If you do CPO work this is a must watch event for technical knowledge and updates.
Morning Session Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Welcome, Introduction & Round up of CPA Activities by Conference Chair: Richard Asher
Planning Reform - Delivering Housing
- What does a 'COVID World' home actually look like?
- Whilst everyone needs a home to live, is the nature of occupation/ownership and what's changing?
- What are the building targets, and what locations?
- Are we now building the wrong properties? Do we need a new formula?
- Is there a chance of over supply in some areas?
- Standalone housing estates v mixed use and creative options
- The told of the small builders who assemble land v the big schemes
- The eco systems of the housing delivery - the symbiotic relationship of all involved in delivery and development of communities and commerce post build
- The strategies of Homes England
- The role of Agencies to act as catalysts
- How does the NSIP regime fit?
- How do developers assemble land? Do they need to adapt?
- What is the view from the LPA perspective?
- There remains a mandate from the Ministry of Justice, that parties in disputes should meaningfully engage and seek resolution before getting to the Court and Tribunal service. Is this happening?
- Consequences of failing to do so
- What steps should parties take to be seen to do so?
- A broad review of ADR solutions available for the CPO world
- General take up of ADR in the CPO/Planning world
- The benefits of using ADR
- Parliamentary review and proposals
- How are the 2020 Practice Directions bedding down?
- Document storage system
- Embracing the experiences from virtual hearings. Are they here to stay in some form?
Aspirations for the Regions: Policies to Actions
- GBSLEP and its role in economic recovery and growth
- The importance of Place in inclusive and sustainable growth
- Developing places for future generations
- Land assembly strategies
- Case studies
- Richard Asher FRICS, Director - Compulsory Purchase, Savills (UK) Ltd, CPA Chair
- The Rt Hon. Jake Berry MP, MP for Rossendale & Darwen, Former Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Northern Powerhouse and Local Growth
- Kelly Hillman, Head of Acquisitions, Homes England
- Sean Bashforth, Board Director, Quod
- Sue Bridge BSc (Hons) DipTP. FRTPI, Director - Town Planning Consultant, Sue Bridge Consulting Ltd
- John Pugh-Smith FSA FCIArb, Barrister, Mediator & Facilitator, 39 Essex Chambers
- Martin Burns BA (Hons) LLB (Hons) Barrister, Head of ADR Research and Development, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
- Martin Rodger QC, Deputy President, Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber)
- Henriette Breukelaar, Director of Economic Strategy, Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership