By Admin Eltis / Updated: 28 May 2019

Definition – Credibilityinfo-icon refers to the quality of being trusted or believed. A person or organisation that does not keep its word will soon lose its credibility.

Relevance to SUMP – Maintaining the credibility of organisations leading the preparation of a SUMP is important to ensure citizeninfo-icon support for the plan. For example, where a measureinfo-icon is proposed within a SUMP, the credibility of the organisation proposing the measure will be enhanced where there is a detailed and realistic implementation planinfo-icon confirming that finance and resources are available to deliver the measure in a reasonable time scale.

Source: Oxford Dictionaries (online) 

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