Good national heritage planning policy and guidance is important, making sympathetic change easier, and harmful change more difficult. With other stakeholders the CLA has secured a complete review of Welsh policy and guidance. The new underlying guidance drafted by Cadw (which had much CLA input) is generally good, though the CLA response makes some suggestions for improvement. (For the new policy, see the separate 2016 consultations).
Wales: secondary legislation to support the Historic Environment (Wales) Act 2016 and draft guidance (October 2016)