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Campaign to Protect RuralWokingham - CPRW
I am very heartened by the support from the government in various statements that they intend to protect the Green Belt, which reinforces the stance on the NPPF (National Planning Policy Framework) which states “The Government attaches great importance to Green Belts. The fundamental aim of Green Belt policy is to prevent urban sprawl by keeping land permanently open; the essential characteristics of Green Belts are their openness and their permanence.” It is the permanence which is the important feature.
We are doing well in our financial support, which is in the form of promises at the moment. However, we would welcome more funds.
The results from the referendum on the Hurley and the Walthams Neighbourhood Plan, held on 23rd November 2017, are 614 for, 114 against. Turnout was 16.1%
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