EH in the summer launched a consultation (which closed on 26 Nov) on the protection of the setting of heritage in the planning system. This is a vital subje
The House of Commons Culture, Media and Select Committee announced in late July a new fast-track Inquiry into arts and heritage funding, presumably to influe
This consultation proposes some changes to EPCs, for example their extension to holiday cottages. This CLA response says that this hardly scratches the surf
The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) has launched a campaign to try and persuade the Government and BT to dramatically speed up access to broadban
Andrew is Chief Surveyor. He deals with policy and advice on infrastructure, utilities, compulsory purchase, telecoms agricultural tenancies, valuations, non-domestic rates, council tax and minerals. He is also secretary to the Institutional Landowners Group and the Minerals Working Party. Andrew leads the Property Management team who cover national policy and advice for rural business, diversification, digital connectivity, planning, housing, historic environment, designations, tourism and economics.
Jonathan Thompson MA MBA DipM has been advising CLA members on heritage since 2006. He is an Oxford University history and economics graduate. He qualified as a chartered surveyor, worked in property management and development, ran the commercial operations and 200 historic buildings of the Landmark Trust, and was chief executive of the Architectural Heritage Fund.
Charles is a political economist with over 17 years experience of developing rural economic policy for the CLA and lobbying Government.
Fenella is a chartered surveyor (Rural Board) with 19 years experience advising CLA members about matters related to development management and planning policy.
How Government energy policy is failing older houses across the British countryside
Many farmers and landowners let furnished accommodation to holiday visitors. Not only does this create income tax liability on the rental income, it may also have tax implications on areas such as capital gains tax (CGT) and inheritance tax (IHT).