Policy Library

The CLA is your voice in Government. We influence Government policy at local, national and European level by arguing our members' case from a strong base of evidence, informing key decision-makers and opinion-formers of our members' needs. CLA experts represent the interests of members at all stages in policy development and legislative process and regularly succeed in effecting significant change.

In this section find a searchable collection of CLA policy and lobbying documents, including consultation responses, briefings, letters to MPs and policy reports.

Policy work

Tax

  • OTS: Review of Capital Gains Tax
    11 November 2020

    The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) was asked by the Chancellor to review capital gains tax (CGT) and issued a call for evidence in July.  The CLA has met with the...

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Planning

  • Planning for the future
    29 October 2020

    This document sets out the CLA’s response to white paper – Planning for the future. The CLA supports the Government’s aims and objectives to simplify the...

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  • Changes to the current planning system
    07 October 2020

    The CLA's response to the MHCLG consultation entitled Changes to the current planning system considers the impact of the proposed changes to the standard methodology...

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Environment & Land Use

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