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APDIG discuss Connecting Communities with the Young Fabians

APDIG discuss Connecting Communities with the Young Fabians

13th March 2018

Jack Tindale, APDIG Manager, took part in a panel discussion held in Parliament by the Young Fabians on how policy makers can support economic growth and community cohesion by investing in transport, architecture and the built environment. 

The panel, which also included Anthony Breach of Centre for Cities, Holly Smith of Living Streets and former Transport and London Minister, Jim Fitzpatrick MP, drew upon the themes of last year's Design Commission report, People and Places. The panel discussed how reforms to local planning laws and housing density can improve the cohesion of Britain's urban areas by ensuring that good design is placed at the heart of new developments and transport infrastructure. 

The discussion forms part of the Young Fabians' inquiry into the effects of Brexit on the future of Britain and will be launched in September 2018.