Local Group Name - Campaign to Protect Rural England

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The Government has today published its discussion paper on the future of Natural England, its natural environment adviser, and the Environment Agency [1].  The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) welcomes Ministers’ openness to dialogue, but warns that, if they make the wrong choices, the protection of England’s landscapes and wildlife will be undermined.

A new generation of Garden Cities should focus on the reuse of previously developed land and buildings and not sacrifice open countryside.

Planning Minister Nick Boles’s call to increase the urbanised area of England is provocative and unnecessary, and casts a shadow over at least 25% of our undisturbed countryside, say countryside campaigners CPRE.

Thursday, 22 November 2012 15:10

Garden Cities are not the only choice

The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) responds to Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg’s calls for a new generation of Garden Cities and Suburbs [1].

With just one day to go until the start of critical talks on the next European Union budget [1] the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) today urged the Prime Minister to prevent cuts to EU funding that helps to protect and maintain our much loved landscapes.

The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) have strongly attacked plans announced by the Prime Minister, David Cameron, to reform processes for mounting legal challenges to planning decisions [1].

The Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State for Transport, today (Tuesday 13 November) delivered his transport vision for rural and urban Britain at the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) annual lecture [1].

In advance of the Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin’s major speech tomorrow on transport and the countryside [1], the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) is setting out five tests for rural transport.

The excessive measures in the Growth and Infrastructure Bill to change the law on registering land as a town or village green(1) should be reconsidered.

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