Dear Planning Inspectorate,

Please can I be provided with an electronic copy of the latest Inspector Training Manual (or the latest version of any subsequent superseding guidance for PINS). Having reviewed recent FOI requests, there are none available with an up to date (2019) version (please point me in the right direction if one does exist).

A consolidated version with all latest changes would be ideal.

Yours faithfully,
Aqib

Enquiries, Planning Inspectorate

Hi Aqib,

Thanks for your email.

I note your comments and am forwarding your email to our FOI team to deal with. Just wondered if you have an email address we can respond to? If you could "reply to all" and let us know, that would be great.

Regards,

Ian Goodall
Customer Support Team
The Planning Inspectorate
3/O, Kite Wing, Temple Quay House,
2 The Square, Temple Quay, Bristol, BS1 6PN

email: [email address]
tel (direct): 0303 444 5334
twitter: @PINSgov
helpline: 0303 444 5000
web: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/plan...

This communication does not constitute legal advice. Please view our Information Charter before sending information to the Planning Inspectorate

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Hi Ian,

Unfortunately the FOI request doesn't allow me to include my email address (as it keeps redacting it). is there an alternative way to send the document? I've tried to call you to give my email address, but it seems you are away form the office.

Yours sincerely,

Aqib

Plummer, Kevin, Planning Inspectorate

Dear Aqib

Thank you for your request for information received on 7^th February,
2019.

 

In accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information
Act\Environmental Information Regulations, we aim to respond to requests
for information promptly, and within 20 working days. If for any reason we
cannot meet that deadline, or we require further information in order to
answer your request, then we will let you know.

 

Kevin Plummer

Customer Quality Team | The Planning Inspectorate | 3H Hawk Wing

Temple Quay House | 2 The Square | Temple Quay | Bristol BS1 6PN

 

 

This communication does not constitute legal advice.

Please view our Personal Information Charter before sending information to
the Planning Inspectorate.

 

Pritchard, Chris, Planning Inspectorate

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Dear Aqib

Thank you for your e-mail, requesting information from the Planning Inspectorate, which has been passed to me for reply.

Please find attached the first part of the Inspector Training Manual. I am sending the Manual in three parts due to its size. The second and third parts will be attached to following e-mails.

The Manual is subject to regular updates. The Manual does not constitute Government policy or guidance and does not seek to interpret Government policy. In the event that there appears to be a discrepancy between the Manual and national policy / guidance, any national policy and guidance will be conclusive.

As this document is not written for an external audience, many of the hyperlinks point to our internal systems at the Planning Inspectorate (including links from one chapter to another), and therefore will not be accessible to those outside.

The Inspector Training Manual has not yet been fully updated in response to the revised National Planning Policy Framework.

Chris Pritchard
Planning Inspectorate

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Pritchard, Chris, Planning Inspectorate

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Dear Aqib

Further to my previous e-mail, please find attached the second part of the Inspector Training Manual. The third part will be attached to a final e-mail.

Chris Pritchard
Planning Inspectorate

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Pritchard, Chris, Planning Inspectorate

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Dear Aqib

Further to my previous e-mail, please find attached the third and final part of the Inspector Training Manual.

Chris Pritchard
Planning Inspectorate

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