Promoting and enhancing best practice and technical expertise

The CPA National Conference 2023

The Compulsory Purchase Association's National Conference briefs all who work with compulsory purchase and compensation, covering a diverse range of issues and topics within the sector, providing valuable CPD. 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 on demand event for technical knowledge and updates.

Module Duration: 4 hours 45 minutes

Date Recorded: 05/07/2023

Areas covered

Welcome & Introduction by Conference Chair 

Reforms and An Agenda For Change

  • Keynote: The review and consolidation of the law on compulsory purchase procedure and land compensation
  • Review and Debate: The Reforms contained in the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill. Where are we now?
  • Affected Parties and Mental Health  

Changing our World - As Opposed to Changing CPOs

  • Diversity and Inclusion - resourcing the future
  • What can the CPA do for you?  

Practical Matters

  • Claim forms:
    1. Expectations and challenges at initial claim stage for Acquiring Authorities and Claimants;
    2. Key details of the claimant/claim required in the claim form (inc. good example of claim);
    3. Duty of the Acquiring Authority to treat Claimants fairly and explain expectations when bringing a claim;
    4. Process of assessment of a claim for compensation; and
    5. Outcome of survey and future role of the Model Claim Form
  • The revised RICS Professional Statement 
  • The relevance of planning policy and local plans in the determination of CPO Compensation
  • What the UK can learn on land assembly, valuation, and compensation from down under
  • Case Law Update
Round up of the Day