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Alice Ritchie

Alice Ritchie

Land Use Policy Adviser

Alice is a Land Use Policy Adviser who has been with the CLA since November 2018. She previously worked for the New Zealand government on agriculture, forestry and climate change policy and is a qualified barrister and solicitor, specialising in environmental law. Alice advises on matters concerning climate change and water policy. Areas covered include mitigating greenhouse gas emissions, adapting to climate change, water management and water quality. A key role for Alice will be in shaping the CLA’s climate change policy, particularly as the issue moves further up the government’s agenda.

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19/08/2019
  This guidance note provides advice on the planning policy context and government guidance for rural workers’ dwellings by reference to the National...
02/08/2019
Housing development is one of the most significant challenges currently facing the country.  This is likely to result in more development...
22/07/2019
This guidance note covers the requirement for EPCs for buildings being let or sold.  It has been updated to July 2019.
01/07/2019
Agriculture and land use contributes to around 10% of the UK’s total greenhouse gas emissions. Carbon accounting on farms is one of the best ways to...
27/06/2019
This is the only substantive guidance written from the point of view of owners of heritage and traditional buildings.  It covers ways of cutting...

Alice Ritchie's Articles & Blog Posts

25/07/2019
CLA Land Use Policy Adviser Alice Ritchie speaks out on the CLA wins in Defra's consultation, Improving our management of water in the environment ...
04/07/2019
CLA Land Use Policy Adviser Alice Ritchie on her top five takeaways from the CLA Climate Change Summit which took place earlier this week.
14/06/2019
CLA Land Use Policy Adviser Alice Ritchie looks at the Government's recent announcement for net-zero emissions by 2050 
02/05/2019
CLA Land Use Policy Adviser Alice Ritchie comments on the recently published Net Zero report and the impact of new targets on the world of...
18/04/2019
CLA Land Use Policy Adviser Alice Ritchie examines the impacts of climate change and the growing public debate surrounding the role of Government...