Policy Library

The CLA is your voice in to 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

Property & Business

Environment & Land Use


  • EU Biomass action plan
    24 February 2005

    CLA responds to the EU consultation on the EU Biomass Action Plan with calls for binding targets and increased investment in biofuels.

Infrastructure & Utilities


  • Controls on firearms
    19 August 2004

    The Home Office, in its consultation on Controlling Firearms, appears to be assuming a connection between the lawful use of shotguns and rifles in the countryside for...

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