Consultations and Campaigns
On this page you will find links to current and closed national consultations, listed by deadline date. The CBA’s recent responses and letters on policy issues are here.
New opportunities for sustainable development and growth through the re-use of existing buildings CLG consultation: deadline 11 September 2012
Streamlining information requirements for planning applications CLG consultation: deadline 11 September 2012
Welsh Government inquiry into historic environment policy: deadline 29 June 2012
Marine Strategy Framework Directive Consultation Defra consultation: deadline 18 June 2012
VAT:Addressing Borderline Anomalies, a consultation by Inland Revenue & Customs, includes the proposal announced in the Budget to remove zero-rating for alterations to listed buildings: deadline 4 May 2012
Standard and Guidance for archaeological advice IfA consultation: deadline 17 February 2012
Community Infrastructure Levy provisions. CLG Consultation: deadline 30 December 2011
Proposal to abolish the Inland Waterways Advisory Council. Defra consultation: deadline 14 November 2011
Draft National Planning Policy Framework. CLG consultation: deadline 17 October 2011
Inventory of Scottish Battlefields. Historic Scotland consultation: deadline 30 September 2011
The Planning Gurantee and information requirements. CLG consultation: deadline 31 August
Establishment of a Battlefields Register for Wales. Cadw consultation: deadline 10 June 2011
The Historic Environment (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2011: Consultation on Draft Regulations. Historic Scotland consultation: deadline 14 June 2011
Consultation on APABE Supplementary Guidance Note 1 ‘Sampling human remains for ancient DNA analysis’. APABE consultation: deadline 30 June 2011
Moving Inland Waterways into a new charity in England and Wales. Defra consultation: deadline 30th June 2011
Heritage Lottery Fund consultation on its strategic framework 2013-19. HLF consultation: deadline 26 April 2011
Future of the Public Forest Estate . Consultation by Defra: deadline 21 April 2011.
This consultation was closed on 11 February 2011 while the criteria for selling off woodland and forests are re-examined following widespread criticism of proposals by ministers to dispose of England’s public forest estate.
Reducing the horticultural use of peat. DEFRA consultation:deadline 11 March 2011
Consultation on Governance arrangements for the National Parks and the Broads. Consultation by Defra: deadline 1 February 2011
Inventory of Historic Battlefields. Consultation by Historic Scotland: deadline 11 February 2011
Proposed Changes to Householder Permitted Development Rights in Wales. Consultation by the Welsh Assembly Government: deadline 15 February 2011
Supporting a Stronger Civil Society. An Office for Civil Society consultation on improving support for frontline civil society organisations: deadline 6 January 2011
Proposals for changes to planning application fees in England. Consultation by CLG: deadline 7 January 2011
Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2011 Householder Permitted Development Rights. Consultation by the Scottish Government: deadline 14 January 2011
Revised Draft National Policy Statements for Energy Infrastructure. Consultation by DECC: deadline 24 January 2011
Tree Preservation Orders: Proposals for streamlining. CLG consultation: deadline 20 December 2010
Introducing Standard Information Requirements for Planning Applications in Wales. Welsh Assembly Government consultation: deadline 12 November 2010
Draft List of Statutory and Non-statutory Consultees in the Planning Application Process. Welsh Assembly Government consultation: deadline 26 November 2010
The Setting of Heritage Assets: English Heritage guidance. English Heritage consultation: deadline 26 November 2010
Scottish Government’s Draft Land Use Strategy and Environmental Report. Scottish Government consultation: responses invited by 30 November, deadline 17 December 2010
Permitted Development Rights for microgeneration equipment on non-domestic properties. Consultation by the Scottish Government: deadline 8 October 2010
Draft UK Marine Policy Statement. Defra consultation: deadline 13 October 2010
Marine Planning System for England. Defra consultation: deadline 13 October 2010
Secondary Legislation for the Marine Licensing System. Defra consultation:deadline 13 October 2010
An Invitation to Shape the Nature of England. Defra consultation: deadline 30 October 2010
Call for evidence on Funding of the Arts and Heritage by the Culture Media and Sport Committee: deadline for submitting written evidence 2 September 2010
Research Strategies for prehistoric archaeology, urban and industrial historic environment. English Heritage consultation: deadline 30 September
Draft Development Plan for Offshore Wind Energy Developments in Scottish Territorial Waters and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Environmental Report. Scottish Government consultation: deadline 16 August 2010
Future ‘good causes’ shares of Lottery funding. DCMS consultation: deadline 21 August 2010
Future of Building Regulations. CLG consultation: deadline 31 August 2010
Reform of the Coroner System. Ministry of Justice consultation: deadline 1 July 2010
Secondary legislation for marine licensing enforcement - monetary penalties and appeals against statutory notices. A Defra consultation: deadline 1 June.
Planning Policy Statement: Planning for a low carbon future in a changing climate. A CLG consultation: deadline 1 June 2010.
Planning Policy Statement: Planning for a natural and healthy environment. A CLG consultation: deadline 1 June 2010.
Biodiversity and geological conservation: statutory obligations and their impact. A Defra consultation: deadline 1 June.
HMS Victory 1744: Options for the management of the wreck site. A Ministry of Defence and DCMS consultation: deadline 30 June 2010.
National Heritage Protection Plan. A consultation by English Heritage on the draft NHPP which will form the basis for the work it undertakes to protect the nation’s heritage and also for developing a more co-ordinated and collaborative approach to protection in the heritage sector as a whole: deadline 30 June 2010.
Preconsultation on the Marine Policy Statement. A Defra consultation: deadline 7 May 2010.
Extending permitted development rights for domestic micro-wind turbines and air-source heat pumps. A Scottish Government consultation: deadline 30 April.
Ecclesiastical Exemption (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Order 2010. A DCMS consultation: closed 15 March 2010.
Improving engagement by statutory and non-statutory consultees. A CLG consultation: closed 19 March 2010.
Development management: proactive planning from pre-application to delivery. A CLG consultation: closed 19 March 2010.
Improving the use and discharge of planning conditions. A CLG consultation: closed 19 March 2010.
Model Planning Conditions. A Planning Inspectorate consultation: closed 19 March 2010.
Waterways of England and Wales - waterways for everyone. A Defra consultation: closed 26 March 2010.
Consultation on a new National Parks and Broads Circular and Vision Statement. Defra consultation: closed on 5 February 2010.
Permitted development rights for small scale renewable and low carbon energy technologies, and electric vehicle charging infrastructure. CLG consultation: closed on 9 February 2010.
The Penfold Review of Non-Planning Consents: call for evidence. BIS consultation: closed on 10 February 2010.
Marine Plan areas within the English inshore and English offshore marine regions. Defra consultation: closed on 16 February 2010.
Overarching NPS for energy (EN-1)
- NPS for fossil fuel electricity generating infrastructure (EN-2)
- NPS for renewable energy infrastructure (EN-2)
- NPS for gas supply infrastructure and gas and oil pipelines (EN-4)
- NPS for electricity networks infrastructure (EN-5)
- NPS for nuclear power generation (EN-6)
A DECC consultation: closed on 22 February 2010.
Consultation on the interim arrangements for North West England inshore fisheries management activities following Welsh Assembly Government’s decision to take inshore fisheries management ‘in-house’ from April 2010. Defra consultation: closed on 21 January 2010.
Marine Strategy Framework Directive: putting in place the legal framework for implementation. Defra consultation: closed on 22 January 2010.
Coastal access: consultation on proposals to amend the Countryside and Rights of Way (CROW) Act 2000 for coastal land. Defra consultation: closed on 1 December.
Consultation on Historic Scotland Guidance Notes – managing change in the historic environment. Historic Scotland consultation: closed on 8 December.
Natural England’s draft policy on soil. Natural England consultation: closed on 31 December.
Statement of proposed changes to the Scottish Planning Policy. A Scottish Government consultation: closed on 12 November.
Policy Statement on Regional Strategies and Guidance on the establishment of Leaders’ Boards. CLG consultation: closed on 30 October.
Consultation on a new Planning Policy Statement 15: Planning for the historic environment. CLG consultation: closed on 30 October.
Planning Policy Statement 15: Practice guide. English Heritage consultation: closed on 30 October.
Conservation Principles, Policies and Guidance for the sustainable management of the historic environment in Wales. Cadw consultation: closed on 30 October.
Understanding capacity in the heritage science sector, the third national heritage science strategy report. NHSS consultation: closed on 30 October
Detailed proposals and draft regulations for the introduction of the Community Infrastructure Levy. CLG consultation: closed on 23 October.
Streamlining information requirements for planning applications. CLG consultation: closed on 23 October.
Publicity for planning applications. CLG consultation: closed on 23 October.
Improving permitted development. CLG consultation: closed on 23 October.
A new planning policy on development and coastal change. CLG consultation: closed on 12 October.
Consultation on the transposition of the revised Waste Framework Directive (Directive 2008/98/EC) in England and Wales. Defra consultation: closed on 9 October.
The Planning Act 2008: consultation on examination procedures for nationally significant infrastructure projects. CLG consultation: closed on 5 October.
Reform of the planning system in Northern Ireland: your chance to influence change consultation paper including a draft Equality Impact Assessment at a strategic level. A Planning Service consultation: closed on 2 October.
Consultation on coastal change policy. Defra consultation: closed on 25 September.
Consultation on implementation of the removal of the duty of planning authorities to notify Historic Scotland on certain types of listed building consent application. Historic Scotland consultation: closed on 25 September.
Secondary legislation for England and Wales under the Marine and Coastal Access Bill: part 4 marine licensing. Defra consultation: closed on 22 September.
The Government’s consultation on the draft legislative programme 2009/10. A Government consultation: closed on 21 September.
Proposed National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence)(Culture and other Fields) Order 2009. National Assembly for Wales consultation: closed on 4 September.
The NHSS consultation on the second UK National Heritage Science Strategy Report closed on 4 September. www.heritagesciencestrategy.org.uk
Protected landscapes: draft policy for consultation. Natural England consultation: closed on 4 September.
Assessing the environmental capacity for on-shore wind energy development. Natural England consultation: closed on 2 September.
Archives for the 21st century: consultation draft. MLA consultation: closed on 12 August.
Ancient Monuments and Listed Buildings (Amendment)(Scotland) Bill. A Scottish Government consultation: closed on 14 August.
Consultation on the impact of the CAP Health Check reforms relating to the Single Payment Scheme and other direct payments. Defra consultation: closed on 13 July.
Draft guidance on selection and designation of Marine Conservation Zones. Defra consultation: closed on 13 July.
Consultation on delivering Marine Conservation Zones and European marine sites: a draft strategy for marine protected areas. Defra consultation: closed on 13 July.
Consultation on the Draft Flood and Water Management Bill. Defra consultation: closed on 24 July.
Consultation paper on a new Planning Policy Statement 4: Planning for prosperous economies. CLG consultation: closed on 28 July.
Inspiring People to Value and Conserve the Natural Environment. Natural England consultation: closed on 14 June.
Planning Act 2008: consultation on the pre-application consultation and application procedures for nationally significant infrastructure projects. CLG consultation: closed on 19 June.
Scottish Planning Policy (SPP). Scottish Government consultation: closed on 24 June.
Guidance on temporary structures for events. English Heritage consultation: closed on 26 June.
Advisory panel on the archaeology of burials in England. English Heritage, Church of England, Ministry of Justice consultation: closed on 1 May.
Towards a nuclear national policy statement: consultation on the strategic siting assessment assessment process and siting criteria for new nuclear power stations in the UK. DECC consultation: closed on 14 May.
Consultation on the transposition of the INSPIRE directive [2007/2/EC]. Defra consultation: closed on 26 May.
Environmental standards for farming – consultation on proposed changes to standards in cross compliance Good Agricultural and Environmental Condition (GAEC) and related measures in England. Defra consultation: closed on 27 May.
Infrastructure Planning Commission implementation route map. CLG consultation: closed on 20 April.
Consultation on Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority District Boundaries. Defra consultation: closed on 22 April.
Future landscapes - draft policy for consultation. Natural England consultation: closed on 27 March.
Planning Policy Statement: Eco-towns – a supplement to Planning Policy Statement 1. CLG consultation: closed on 30 March.
All landscapes matter. Natural England consultation: closed on 13 March.
The Church of England Archbishops’ Council consultation, Ruined churches: problem or opportunity? Guidance for parishes and dioceses, closed on 31 March.
World Heritage for the Nation: Identifying, Protecting and Promoting our World Heritage. DCMS consultation: closed on 25 February.
Consultation on an amendment to the Marine Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2007. Defra consultation: closed on 25 February.
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