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Wish You Were Here? CLA policy on rural tourism
Back in 2003 the CLA published its first policy report on rural tourism entitled Rural Tourism: Opportunities for Growth. It was the first time the CLA had assessed the state of the rural tourism sector and the report made a number of recommendations for...
[Policy Work/Policy Reports] - [19 March 2013]
Fair Play: CLA vision for reform of the compulsory purchase system
Fair Play: CLA vision for reform of the compulsory purchase system is a new report calling for reform of the compulsory purchase system.
[Policy Work/Policy Reports] - [3 December 2012]
Broadband Fit for Rural Growth: CLA Vision for Rural Broadband
The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) has been campaigning for effective, reliable and affordable broadband for all rural areas since 2002. In the past 10 years, the CLA has become the main national organisation to champion the issue of rural...
[Policy Work/Policy Reports] - [24 September 2012]
Clearing Hurdles: CLA policy on creating a modern and thriving equine business sector
The equine sector generates around £4billion a year for the rural economy, one of the largest contributions. However, the sector is also one of the most fragmented. So, it is important to stress that co-operation with other organisations will be vital to...
[Policy Work/Policy Reports] - [22 March 2012]
The Right Way Forward: The CLA’s common sense approach to access in the countryside 2012
Executive Summary The rights of way system defies common sense. Highway authorities spend tens of thousands of pounds investigating claims of alleged historic rights of way while struggling for funds to create routes which will cater for today’s...
[Policy Work/Policy Reports] - [23 February 2012]
Averting Crisis in Heritage:
CLA Report on reforming a crumbling system Download the full report
[Policy Work/Policy Reports] - [8 July 2011]
High Hopes: CLA Report on the Uplands
High Hopes – CLA report on the Uplands is a follow-up to the Commission for Rural Communities (CRC) report of July 2010, which convincingly documented the nature of the Uplands, their potential and the factors preventing the Uplands from achieving their...
[Policy Work/Policy Reports] - [20 December 2010]
The Tide is High: CLA Vision for Water
The Tide is High: CLA Vision for Water sets out the policy on water of the Country Land and Business Association (CLA). In it, we cover resource, quality and flood and coastal defence. Water is essential to life on this planet. Water also features in...
[Policy Work/Policy Reports] - [16 December 2010]
Rural Coalition - an introduction
Following the publication of Matthew Taylor MP's report "A living working countryside" in July 2008, the Commission for Rural Communities (CRC) pulled together a group of organisations to form the Rural Coalition.
[Policy Work/Policy Reports] - [16 August 2010]
Planning for Change in the Countryside
The wide-ranging rural interests of the CLA membership bring many of our members into contact with the planning system. They find it cumbersome, hard to understand, lacking in transparency and riddled with policy that seems to fly in the face of rural...
[Policy Work/Policy Reports] - [1 June 2010]
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