Welsh Government has launched a consultation on their proposals for a post-Brexit Land Management Programme for Wales to entirely replace the CAP. Full details at https://gov.wales/about/cabinet/cabinetstatements/2018/launchofbrexitourland/?lang=en. Closes 30 October.
Natural Resources Wales’ Area Statements are now live at https://naturalresources.wales/about-us/area-statements/?lang=en.
The National Assembly’s Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee has called for a ten-year strategy to boost low-carbon housing, including all new-builds to be zero-carbon and retro-fitting of existing homes – both with financial incentives.
Welsh Government has reversed a decision to cut its National Park budget and announced a set of priorities for the Parks and AONBs – including a refreshed woodland strategy, halting the loss of biodiversity, a greater focus on green energy and decarbonisation, and realising the economic potential of the landscape, boosting tourism and outdoor recreation.