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Where has our affordable housing gone?

Where has our affordable housing gone?

Paul Miner explains what the affordable housing figures means on the ground.


CPRE at 2017 party conferences

CPRE at 2017 party conferences

Party conference season is approaching and we are delighted to announce that we are holding events at each of the three main party conferences: Liberal Democrats, Labour and Conservatives.

As well as holding our own fringe events at each conference, we are also teaming up with likeminded organisations including as Shelter, Sustain, Sera and Greener UK.

This is our chance to get our voice heard, and we will be using the platform to discuss crucial issues such as the need for affordable housing, Brexit and the environment, food and farming, and community housebuilding. 

You can find details of each below in our invites:

Liberal Democrats Conference events (Bournemouth)


Lib Dem conference


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Labour Party Conference events (Brighton)


Food and Farming Labour Conference


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Can we build more and affordable homes without sacrificing the countryside?

Tuesday 26th September 18:30 - 19:30

Tudor Room, The Old Ship Hotel, Brighton

 Speakers: John Grogan MP, Roberta Blackman-Woods MP, Paul Miner (CPRE), Rose Grayston (Shelter), Cllr Leigh Redman


Conservative Party Conference events


Conservative conference


GUK cons


How can we win community support for housebuilding?

ConservativeHome in partnership with Shelter and CPRE, Tuesday 3rd October 16.00 - 17.30

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Speakers:  Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Toby Lloyd (Shelter), Tom Fyans (CPRE), Anne Ashworth (The Times)


CPRE has a strategic objective to promote sustainable travel in rural areas

Getting started

It’s a wonderful feeling to be starting my first day in the office as CPRE chief executive. And as part of my preparation, I’ve spent the past month enjoying the countryside that this great organisation has done so much to protect.


The seeds of a new system

The seeds of a new system

Earlier this summer, before we all departed for sunny breaks in the English countryside, the much-anticipated People’s Food Policy (PFP) was published. Coordinated by five organisations including the Land Workers’ Alliance and the Ecological Land Co-operative, and with input from many more, it sets out a long-term view for a better food and farming system.



The Rural Challenge 2015

The Rural Challenge 2015

Most eyes were in the House of Commons Chamber last Wednesday when George Osborne delivered…

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