AUGUST 13 2021 – ENGLISH COUNCILS WHICH HAVE NOT DECLARED A CLIMATE AND ECOLOGICAL EMERGENCY – ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS IN WEST SUSSEX ARE CALLING FOR COUNCILS TO HAVE A LEGAL DUTY TO CONSIDER CLIMATE CHANGE IN PLANNING APPLICATIONS – AHEAD OF THE GLASGOW CLIMATE SUMMIT 2021 + ECOLOGICAL EMERGENCY DECLARATION

Council policies often inconsistent with climate goals By Shelley Phelps BBC News August 13 2021 – Published 5 hours ago Climate … More

NOVEMBER 15 2020 – “THIS IS NOT ABOUT MP’S OBJECTING TO DEVELOPMENT. IT IS HOW DEVELOPMENT IS DONE SENSITIVELY…CONCRETING OVER LARGE PARTS OF RURAL AND SUBURBAN ENGLAND, WITH NO DEMOCRATIC RIGHT OF COMMUNITIES TO APPEAL, AS THE ALGORITHM AND WHITE PAPER SUGGEST, WILL UNDERMINE MUCH OF THE GOOD WE ARE INTENDING TO DO” – BOB SEELY MP

New homes plan revised after Tory backlash By Jessica Parker BBC political correspondent IMAGE COPYRIGHT GETTY IMAGES The government is set … More

AUGUST 2 2020 – “AREAS OF OUTSTANDING NATURAL BEAUTY AND THE GREEN BELT WILL BE PROTECTED” – [‘NEW HOMES TO GET “AUTOMATIC” PERMISSION IN ENGLAND PLANNING SHAKE UP’ – BBC NEWS]

“NEW HOMES TO GET ‘AUTOMATIC’ PERMISSION IN ENGLAND PLANNING SHAKE UP” – BBC NEWS “Areas of outstanding natural beauty and … More