Tag Archives: Infrastructure Bill

Bees, Trees and Infrastructure: Having it all?

Walking into the ‘Ideas Space’ lecture area at Policy Exchange Think Tank to hear Liz Truss deliver her first set piece speech on the natural environment, it struck me that it really wasn’t that long since Owen Paterson had delivered his own … Continue reading

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Power to tackle invasions

Through the proposed Infrastructure Bill, we may soon be given more means to tackle the invasive non-native species (INNS) damaging the natural environment. Along with climate change and habitat destruction, they are one of the biggest global threats to biodiversity. … Continue reading

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The Infrastructure Bill – what does it mean for woods and trees?

In the second of our short series of blogs about the Infrastructure Bill, our Victoria looks at some of the main elements that concern her: Planning Changes  As the Trust’s Planning Advisor, I skipped straight to Part 3 the ‘Planning and … Continue reading

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A “portmanteau” piece of legislation?

The Queen‘s Speech can often feel a bit peripheral to those of us working in the environment sector; we only have a direct piece of major legislation once every five to ten years, such as the Natural Environment and Rural … Continue reading

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