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1. Greens: what next?

The National Planning Framework (NPPF), published by the Department for Communities and Local Government in March 2012, sets out the government’s planning policies for England. Paragraphs 76 to 78 introduce a new Local Green Space designation (LGS) to protect local green areas of particular importance to local communities. This will enable communities, in particular circumstances, to identify and protect areas that are of value to them through local and neighbourhood plans. Read more here.
 

2. Growth & Infrastructure Bill

The Growth & Infrastructure Bill received royal assent at the end of April and is now the Growth & Infrastructure Act 2013.  Read more here.

 

3. Our action plan for Wales 2016

Unlawful digging on common land at Llangoed, Ynys Mon illustrates the need for a duty on local authorities to take action against such works (see point 5 of our action plan).

Unlawful digging on common land at Llangoed, Ynys Mon illustrates the need for a duty on local authorities to take action against such works (see point 5 of our action plan).


 
Has your Assembly Member pledged support for our Action plan for Wales 2016?

If your AM has not yet said yes, please write to him/her and seek support.