Below are listed our responses to government consultations linked to environmental law that are of particular importance for our members. These are produced by our working parties, devolved offices or regional groups.
UKELA's response to the Local Nature Recovery Strategies consultation paper, led by the Nature Conservation Working Party (2 November 2021). Read paper.
Response to the Government’s Strategic Priorities for Ofwat, led by the Water Working Party and the Nature Conservation Working Party (15 October 2021). Read paper.
UKELA's consultation response to the BEIS Regulation Reform, led by the Governance and Devolution Group (1 October 2021). Read paper.
Response to the call for evidence by the House of Lords Common Frameworks Scrutiny Committee, led by the Governance and Devolution Group (16 September 2021) . Read paper.
Response to the consultation on amending the Civil Procedure Rules to establish Environmental Review, led by the Governance and Devolution Group (Defra, July 2021). Read paper
Response to the Law Commission's 14th Programme of Law Reform, led by Governance and Devolution Group (30 July 2021). Read paper
Response to the Environmental Governance Consultation on the draft policy statement of Environmental Principles - Defra, 10.3.21 (2 June 2021). Read paper
Consultation response on Judicial Review Reform led by the Environmental Litigation Working Party, with input from the Governance and Devolution Group (29 April 2021). Read paper
Draft Revisions to the National Planning Policy Framework. A response to the consultation on draft revisions to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) led by the Planning and Sustainable Development Working Party (March 2021). Read paper
Landscapes Review February 2021 - with letter of response. The Nature Conservation Working Party has written to the Environment Secretary about the landscapes review. Read the letter from NCWP and the letter of response received in March 2021.
Consultation response on the UK-EU
Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) providing discussion and analysis in the
policy area of environment and climate change, led by the Governance and Devolution Group (February 2021). Read paper
Consultation response on a Northern Ireland Climate Change Bill led by the Northern Ireland Working Party and the Governance and Devolution Group (February 2021) - Read paper
For general information on environmental issues, visit our sister site Law and Your environment