Planning Aid for Scotland
Planning Aid for Scotland (now PAS) is a social enterprise that seeks to build active citizenship.
- In 2022 Cliff was subcontracted by PAS to produce a report for Zero Waste Scotland on National Planning Framework 4 and the Circular Economy.
- In 2007 Cliff worked with Kerstin Deuling from PAS to create SP=EED as a practical guide to community engagement in planning. It has since been updated and continues to be used.
Welsh Assembly Government
- In 2007 Cliff was sub-contracted by ECOTEC to contribute to a study on approaches to making national planning policy – international comparisons.
UK projects while at Heriot-Watt University
Cliff was part of research teams that delivered a number of practice-oriented reports for policy-makers. These include:
- Diversity and Equality in Planning: A Good Practice Guide, 2005, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, London.
- Review of Green Belt Policy in Scotland, 2004, Scottish Executive Central Research Unit, Edinburgh.
- Polycentricity Scoping Study http://www.northsearegion.eu/files/user/File/Events/ 2003, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, London.
- Participatory planning for Sustainable Communities: International experience in mediation, negotiation and engagement http://www.chs.ubc.ca/archives/files/Participatory, 2003, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, London.
- Factors affecting land supply for affordable housing in rural areas, http://www.gov.scot/resource/doc/ 2001, Scottish Executive Central Research Unit.
- The role of the planning system in the provision of housing http://www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc , 2001, Scottish Executive Central Research Unit, Edinburgh.
- Low demand housing and Unpopular Neighbourhoods, http://www.opengrey.eu/item/display , 2000, Department for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, London.