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CLA steps up campaign against heritage VAT increase
The CLA, whose members look after a third of all listed buildings in England and Wales, is stepping up its campaign against the Government’s decision to remove the VAT zero rating on alterations to listed buildings. The Association says the decision...
[In_Your_Area/Midlands/Regional News Archive] - [1 May 2012]
CLA backs Church’s opposition to VAT increase on alterations
CLA Midlands is backing the Church of England’s campaign against the VAT increase on alterations to listed buildings. Previously zero-rated, this will rise to 20 percent, costing the Church up to £20million per annum. When all listed buildings are taken...
[In_Your_Area/Midlands/Regional News Archive] - [19 April 2012]
CLA criticises National Planning Policy Framework as “heritage death by red tape”
The CLA says that while the new National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) is a step forward in terms of relaxing the planning system, its chapter on heritage is a disappointment which threatens our nation's heritage. CLA President Harry Cotterell said:...
[In_Your_Area/Midlands/Regional News Archive] - [30 March 2012]
Watchdog issues harsh heritage alert
The heritage system is in crisis and immediate action is needed to fix it – that is the harsh alert from the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) as it launches a new vision for reforming England’s heritage system.
[In_Your_Area/Midlands/Regional News Archive] - [18 July 2011]
Rural watchdog’s bid to enhance our heritage
Rural watchdog, the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) is part of a groundbreaking initiative to set the overall direction for the heritage sector in the West Midlands.
[In_Your_Area/Midlands/Regional News Archive] - [7 December 2009]
Rural economy body welcomes heritage proposals
The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) has welcomed the new draft heritage planning policy published by the Government – while calling for some amendments.
[In_Your_Area/Midlands/Regional News Archive] - [10 November 2009]
CLA welcomes firm Government commitment to Heritage Protection reform
The CLA is disappointed that the Heritage Protection Bill was left out of the Queen’s Speech but has welcomed the news that the Government remains committed to Heritage Protection reform.
[In_Your_Area/Midlands/Regional News Archive] - [5 December 2008]
CLA West Midlands welcomes the saving of ‘listed’ buildings
The CLA in the West Midlands welcomes the Government’s announcement that – following lobbying by the CLA and others – listed buildings are to remain “listed”. The term will remain instead of the proposed convoluted title of “Registered Heritage...
[In_Your_Area/Midlands/Regional News Archive] - [27 October 2008]
CLA welcomes new Heritage Protection Bill
The CLA (Country Land and Business Association) has welcomed the draft Heritage Protection Bill published today (Wednesday, 2 April) – while saying it does not go far enough.
[In_Your_Area/Midlands/Regional News Archive] - [2 April 2008]
HERITAGE WHITE PAPER IS A SIGNIFICANT STEP FORWARD, SAYS CLA WEST MIDLANDS (8th March)
Owners of historic buildings could receive a much needed shot in the arm, says CLA West Midlands in response to the publication of the government’s Heritage White Paper today (Thursday, 8th March).
[In_Your_Area/Midlands/Regional News Archive] - [23 March 2007]
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