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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Land Use in England

Land Use in England Committee
Land Use in England

Monday 4 July 2022

Start times: 3.30pm (private) 3.30pm (public)


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Lords Land Use Committee hears evidence on Dutch land use, and on access and recreation.

The Committee holds its nineteenth and twentieth evidence session of its land use in England inquiry. In the nineteenth session the committee will hear evidence from David Evers, Senior Researcher at PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, about the Dutch approach to land use. In the following session they will hear from Kate Ashbrook, General Secretary at the Open Spaces society and Tompion Platt, Director of Operations and Advocacy at Ramblers about recreation and access to land. 

Meeting details

At 3.30pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Land Use in England
Senior Researcher at PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency
At 4.30pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Land Use in England
General Secretary at Open Spaces Society
Director of Operations and Advocacy at Ramblers

Possible Questions Include:

  • Describe the overarching frameworks for land use and planning in the Netherlands. How are they devised, agreed, delivered and monitored?
  • When creating its land use framework, what key lessons should England take from the approaches to land use in the Netherlands?
  • What is your assessment of current Government land use policy relating to access and recreation in rural and urban areas? What are your priorities to tackle areas of perceived weakness? 
  • The Committee is considering options for a land use framework for England. How might provision for access and recreation be incorporated into this? 

 Further Information 

Location

Room 2, Palace of Westminster

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