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Law Resources: Environment
The plain guide to Environmental Law, mainly covering England, Scotland and Wales. Have you got an environmental problem? You can get help here. The kind of problems covered are: fly tipping; noisy neighbours; graffiti; litter; dog mess; pollution; planning; wildlife; rights of way. We've also just added new pages on the marine environment. You can find out where to go for help, who the regulator is and how to approach them, how the legal system works, and follow links to the original laws.
Law Resources: Planning
The Planning Portal is the first port of call for anyone wanting to find out about the planning system in England and Wales. Our aim is to provide a one-stop-shop supplying answers, services and information to anyone involved in the planning process, from home owners and businesses to planning professionals and Government officials. As the planning system evolves and modernises, the Portal will be there to guide all users through the process. The Planning Portal is delivered by the Department for Communities and Local Government.
Free and low cost information and advice concerning the UK town planning system. Guides on how to make planning applications, etc.
The Directory: Courts and Tribunals
We carry out judicial reviews of decisions made by planning authorities, and hear other challenges to planning decisions. This includes appeals and applications relating to: planning permission development consent compulsory purchase orders highways and other rights of way decisions under EU environmental legislation
The Directory: Courts and Tribunals: Tribunals
Independent and specialist judicial body set up to resolve certain disputes concerning land.
The Directory: Environmental Organisations
UKs leading planning body specialising in spatial, sustainable, integrative and inclusive planning.
Think-tank aiming to put social justice and the environment at the heart of policy debate.
The Directory: Government Departments
Works to move decision-making power from central government to local councils. This helps put communities in charge of planning, increases accountability and helps citizens to see how their money is being spent. DCLG is a ministerial department , supported by 12 agencies and public bodies.
Policy paper: Secure Tenancies (Victims of Domestic Abuse) Bill 2017-19: note of impacts
Guidance: European Regional Development Fund: financial instruments
Press release: The New Year's Honours list 2018
Transparency data: New Year's Honours list 2018
Press release: Government report highlights English cathedrals' community spirit
Research and analysis: Cathedrals and their communities
Press release: Sajid Javid acts to help businesses affected by unfair ‘staircase tax’
Open consultation: Business rates in multi-occupied properties
We are the UK government department responsible for policy and regulations on environmental, food and rural issues. Our priorities are to grow the rural economy, improve the environment and safeguard animal and plant health. Defra is a ministerial department, supported by 35 agencies and public bodies.
Collection: Defra: special advisors' gifts, hospitality and meetings
FOI release: Payments for the Farm Business Survey
Detailed guide: Importing plants, fruit, vegetables or plant material to the UK
Statistical data set: Structure of the agricultural industry in England and the UK at June
Press release: New funding scheme to improve lakes and rivers in England
Transparency data: AHWBE: register of interests
Guidance: Water Environment Grant (WEG) handbooks: guidance and forms
Detailed guide: Avian influenza (bird flu)
The Directory: Law Associations: Barristers
Association of barristers who specialise in planning, environment, compulsory purchase, highways, housing, rating and other aspects of local government and administrative law.
The Directory: Law Associations: Lawyers
Assists residential and commercial property solicitors and licensed conveyancers by providing practical guidance, information and support on areas including e-conveyancing and Home Information Packs (HIPs), housing, land registration, money laundering, planning and environment, as well as tax and revenue.
The Directory: Official Publications
Contains a wide range of office notices including State, Parliamentary and Ecclesiastical notices, Transport and Planning notices as well as Corporate and Personal Insolvency notices to name a few. In addition, a number of Supplements are published covering Honours and Awards, Premium Bonds, Armed Forces Promotions and Re-gradings, Companies' information, etc. and a Quarterly Index.
The Directory: Professional Associations
Professional body for people involved in all aspects of housing and communities.
Charity that exists to promote and progress civil engineering.
Chartered Institute in the UK for Landscape Architects, incorporating designers, managers and scientists, concerned with enhancing and conserving the environment.
Exists to advance architecture by demonstrating benefit to society and promoting excellence in the profession.
The world's leading professional body addressing all aspects of land, property, construction and the associated environmental issues.
The Directory: Regulators
Standard setting body and leading warranty and insurance provider for new and newly converted homes in the UK.
The Directory: Trade and Industry Organisations
Provides expert, impartial research, knowledge and advice for the built environment sector and beyond.
Trade Association protecting the interests of small and medium-sized building firms.