SuDS are great but not if they affect development.  Defra 23 May email: verbatim:   ‘The Government remains committed to implementing SuDS at the earliest available opportunity, but not in a way that affects development. While several departments are working hard on this, it has become clear that we will not be in a position to implement Schedule 3 from October 2014, as we had hoped. A statement will be made in the summer which will set out in greater detail our plans for implementation. However we would still expect that the secondary legislation setting out the implementation date would be laid in Parliament approximately six months before that date.’ Defra SuDS Team.  This mirrors the note of the last Defra/EA FCERM Stake holder Forum which took place on 8th May:

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