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Protecting the past to plan for the future

Published on: 08 April 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Protecting the past to plan for the future
  • By way of background, what is meant by historic environment law?
  • How did the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) affect historic environment law?
  • What challenges does the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) create for historic environment law?
  • Does the current legislative framework and government policy go far enough to protect the historic environment?
  • Are there any key cases in the pipeline relating to all of this?

Article summary

Planning analysis: According to Richard Harwood OBE QC at 39 Essex Chambers the first, and often overlooked, requirement in policy is for local plans to contain a positive strategy for the historic environment. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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