Monthly Archives: August 2011

  • National Trust comes out against Government’s planning reforms

    17th Aug 2011

    The National Trust has recently launched a campaign to raise awareness to the Government’s planning reforms, warning that the proposed changes could lead to unchecked and damaging development in the undesignated countryside on a scale not seen since the 1930s. The draft of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), published by the Government this month, contains a core presumption that the default answer to any proposed development will be ‘yes’. This finally sounds the death-knell to the principle established in …

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