The Government has now adopted England’s South Marine Plan, which brings a new approach to managing the seas between Kent and Devon. The new marine plan provides a policy framework which will be used to help inform decision-making on what activities take place in the marine environment and where how the marine environment is developed, […]

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Defra consults on nationally significant water resources infrastructure Defra has launched a new consultation seeking views on the types and sizes of nationally significant water resources infrastructure, including reservoirs, water transfer schemes and desalination plants, in order to amend the Planning Act 2008. Defra is consulting on its proposals for the types and sizes of infrastructure which […]

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This is a very important consultation because its scope cover many sectors including for water, coast, flooding, environment and energy. Don’t be put off by the skew and spin in the media over house building. There are some interesting ideas and commitments and links to the 25 year environment plan. This consultation was launched by […]

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Marine planning: Engagement, issues and evidence database Database of issues with supporting evidence for the north east, north west, south east and south west marine plans Details The Issues Database has been produced following public consultation (summer 2016) to gather issues and supporting evidence for the north east, north west, south east and south west marine plan […]

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