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Graham Clark

Graham Clark MSC MRICS

Senior Land Use Policy Adviser (Forestry, Woodlands & Energy)

Graham is Senior Land Use Policy Adviser (Forestry, Woodlands & Energy) at the CLA. He was previously Rural Surveyor for the CLA's South West team, advising on a range of land management issues including access, agriculture, diversification, environment and land use, infrastructure and utilities, planning and property management. He joined the CLA in 2008 after spells with South West Regional Development Agency, Defra Rural Development Service and ADAS Consulting Ltd. Since joining CLA he has been particularly involved with water and flooding issues and rural funding schemes. He has chaired the West of England LEADER Rural Development Programme since its inception in 2015.

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22/07/2020
This guidance note provides advice about the regulations concerning Class Q - change of use of farm buildings to dwellings.  It has been updated to...
08/07/2020
This guidance note provides a summary of recently published regulations that grant additional days fo temporary uses of land.
07/07/2020
This Guidance Note explains enforcement and prosecution in cases where there is (or it is being claimed that there is) building work which has...
29/06/2020
 This guidance note provides an overview of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) for commercial...
26/06/2020
Defra released a consultation on June 19 on the UK government’s Tree Strategy for England. The consultation document sets out Defra’s current...

Graham Clark Msc Mrics's Articles & Blog Posts

23/07/2019
Graham Clark, CLA Rural Surveyor, reviews the success of his local LEADER programme and looks forward to the future of funding schemes.