Research finds 'considerable variation' in use of national park development test

A varying approach to a national policy intended to restrict 'major development' in national parks has led to a number of recent major developments being granted permission that threaten the protected areas' beauty, according to a report published today.

by Jamie Carpenter
Lake District: park authorities urged to be clear on interpretation of test (image copyright: James Cook)
Lake District: park authorities urged to be clear on interpretation of test (image copyright: James Cook)

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