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Policy & Legislation Updates

25 Year Environment Plan Progress Report - January 2018 to March 2019

In a report tracking progress against the 25 Year Environment Plan goals, the government has confirmed progress made on delivering biodiversity net gain.

Independent Review of Planning Appeal Inquiries - Action Plan

The Planning Inspectorate (PINS) has published its action plan to implement the recommendations of the Independent Review of Planning Appeal Inquiries.

Draft National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy for England

Publishing its draft risk management strategy for flood risk and coastal erosion, the Environment Agency has warned that any weakening of planning policy or its implementation could increase property damage from flooding by 38 per cent over the next 50 years.

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