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Planning Land Use Future
Planners have to take lots of factors into consideration. Which of these factors do you think are the most important? Number them on a scale of 1-8, with 1 being the most important.


List of Numbers 1-8

Over the next 20 years up to 200,000 additional households will have to be accommodated across Northern Ireland. How many of these should be in Belfast?

 

Belfast's inner areas have been declining while suburbs grow.

 

We want to keep clear lines between town and country, to prevent urban sprawl.

 

Small towns and villages are stagnating.

 

We need to strengthen rural communities.

 

We need to create jobs to meet the needs of a growing population.

 
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We need to provide services like schools and hospitals to communities at reduced costs.

 

We need to strengthen our main transport network.


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