Full CPRE response to the Planning white paper consultation, 2020

This is the full CPRE response that was submitted to the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government on their Planning for the Future white paper. This white paper proposed dramatic changes to the planning system, giving rise to widespread concern.

In this submission, we outline our concerns – such as the threat that these proposals place on local democracy, green spaces and the provision of affordable housing – and offer alternative approaches.