Green space policy gaps open

Quizzed at last week's Environmental Audit Committee meeting about his department's definition of "sustainable development" in the draft National Planning Policy Framework, and how the framework might function given its lack of precision, planning minister Greg Clark reportedly said he hoped the words in the final document would be sufficiently "watertight" so as not to be open to misinterpretation. And that this would come out of the consultation.

by Kate Lowe

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