In association with YouGov we polled 1,401 councillors across Great Britain asking their opinions on social media, and how they see the social landscape developing in relation to the planning consultation process.
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The report also highlights the relevance of social media compared to more traditional methods of consultation, as well as providing a regional overview and opinions across the main political parties.
- 60% believe developers should be engaging with local communities through social media as part of the consultation process
- 75% said that social media is an ‘important’ or ‘very important’ engagement tool
- 74% believe responses gathered via social media would add value when reviewing planning applications