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CPRE has responded with astonishment at the cynical attempt by the house building industry to spin reports of a fall in planning permissions granted over the second quarter of the year.

Friday, 19 August 2011 13:27

Planning reform threatens wildlife goals

Environment secretary Caroline Spelman MP has made public the latest England Biodiversity Strategy, but its welcome ambitions are threatened by the Government’s agenda for planning reform.

Planning minister Bob Neill has today (Sunday 7/8) described opposition to the Government’s proposed planning reforms by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) and the National Trust as ‘a carefully choreographed smear campaign by Left-wingers based within the national headquarters of pressure groups’.

Tuesday, 09 August 2011 17:25

Planning reform threatens wildlife goals

Environment secretary Caroline Spelman MP has made public the latest England Biodiversity Strategy, but its welcome ambitions are threatened by the Government’s agenda for planning reform.

Planning minister Bob Neill has today (Sunday 7/8) described opposition to the Government’s proposed planning reforms by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) and the National Trust as ‘a carefully choreographed smear campaign by Left-wingers based within the national headquarters of pressure groups’.

The Government has published a highly sensitive draft National Planning Policy Framework for public consultation. It represents the biggest shake-up of planning for over 50 years and CPRE believes it will place the countryside under increasing threat as the economy recovers.

The Government has published a highly sensitive draft National Planning Policy Framework for public consultation. It represents the biggest shake-up of planning for over 50 years and CPRE believes it will place the countryside under increasing threat as the economy recovers.

In June 2011 CPRE submitted comments on the Government’s proposed Draft National Planning Policy Framework.

The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) today (Wednesday) launches new research demonstrating how well over 4,000 full time equivalent green jobs could be created by a UK deposit refund system (DRS) for drinks containers [1]. The findings are being presented by waste consultants Eunomia at the TUC Climate Change Conference: What makes a good green government?

Monday, 04 July 2011 15:25

CPRE welcomes Forestry report

The Campaign to Protect Rural England welcomes the Independent Panel on Forestry’s final report, and calls on Ministers to put its vision into action including by promoting a second National Forest for England.

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