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In The Media

The Heritage Alliance’s press releases and news stories are archived below. For the very latest Alliance news, see the right hand side of our homepage, take a look at our fortnightly e-bulletin Heritage Update, and follow us on Twitter @Heritage_NGOs.

News 2013:

The Alliance supports reduction of VAT to 5% for housing repair and renovation Daily Mail  22 November

Our statement on the Comprehensive Spending Review: 10 July

Heritage Alliance hits out at English Heritage budget cuts‘: Architects Journal, 9 July

Leading figures answer Farrell’s questions about the future of the profession‘: Architects Journal, 14 June

Our statement on the Budget 2013: 10 March

News 2012:

Alliance Chairman & HODs Patron Loyd Grossman in the Times on the future of Heritage Open Days

“Heritage & Tourism: Who Needs Whom?” Cambridge Heritage Debate: 17 October 2012

Conclusion of the ‘Heritage Tax’ campaign: VAT relief is lost

Our statement on the Government’s response to the ‘Heritage Tax’ consultation

The ‘Heritage Tax’ is a “lazy, revenue-raising raid” on our historic environment, says Loyd Grossman in Country Life magazine

Joint letter in The Times calls on Chancellor to drop damaging ‘Heritage Tax’

Exchequer Secretary’s ‘Dear Colleague’ letter does not address fears over ‘Heritage Tax’

The Alliance submits a second FoI request on ‘Heritage Tax’ evidence base

Our Chairman’s letter to the Times calls for reversal of the ‘Heritage Tax’

The Alliance briefs over 85 MPs on VAT

17 May: our response to the Chancellor’s announcement of an extra £30m for Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme

HMRC consultation on VAT: our response and a round-up of other submissions

9 May: our latest briefing to MPs on the heritage tax

Our Chairman on the ’heritage tax’ in City AM

VAT hike is further break on economic recovery, Cut the VAT coalition tells Chancellor

VAT 2012: campaign toolkit

Heritage Alliance Heroes Award 2012 open for applications

NPPF letter in The Times from our Chairman and colleagues

The Alliance calls for reversal of Budget measure revoking VAT concession

Cap on tax relief worries heritage charity sector

Encouraged by improved NPPF but implementation will be key, says The Heritage Alliance

Daily Telegraph 22 March 2012: Our Chairman on VAT hike for listed buildings

Budget 2012: NPPF due on 27 March

Top tips to help you with fundraising

Heritage and the Olympics: new toolkit

NPPF letter in The Times from our Chairman and colleagues

Yorkshire Post 21 Jan 2012: Our Chairman Loyd Grossman on heritage as a tool for growth

Daily Telegraph 4 Jan 2012: our Chairman Loyd Grossman on the NPPF

Our achievements in 2011 and our priorities for 2012

News 2011:

The Alliance on the CLG Select Committee’s report on the NPPF

Our response to the Government’s 10 point plan for philanthropy

Heritage Day 2011: round up

Our Heritage Alliance Heroes of 2011

Register now for Heritage Day 2011

The Alliance on the Localism Act 2011

The Alliance on the National Planning Policy Framework

How rural heritage delivers public goods

We’re thrilled to be part of the new future for Heritage Open Days

The Heritage Alliance responds to HLF Strategic Plan

POWAlliance responds to HLF on places of worship

The Alliance appoints new Parliamentary Liaison Team

The Budget 2011: implications for heritage

Alliance Chairman presents the Sandford Awards in Parliament

Alliance Chairman Loyd Grossman receives Honorary Doctorate of the Arts

News 2010:

Heritage Day 2010: round-up

Our Chairman Loyd Grossman gives evidence to the CMS Inquiry into funding of the arts and heritage

Public goods for public money: Alliance response to CAP Towards 2020

Alliance response on Natural Environment White Paper

The Winner of the first Heritage Alliance Hero Award is…

Ecclesiastical to sponsor Heritage Day

CSR Alliance comment & links

Share our values?  Please support us!

Recognising the economic and social value of our heritage

Alliance and HLF: ‘Effective Fundraising’ seminar

The Alliance welcomes proposal to increase HLF’s share of Lottery cash

Discovering Places launches at the Houses of Parliament

HLF no substitute for Listed Places of Worship grants

The Alliance on DCMS Structural Reform Plan

Announcing the Heritage Alliance Heroes Award

Chairman’s Budget Statement

The Prime Minister thanks The Alliance for its crucial advocacy work

Planning for a Low Carbon Future: The Alliance responds

Discovering Places launches

New Ministers

The Alliance on the Party Manifestos

The Alliance on English Heritage 2010-15

Government Vision Statement on the Historic Environment 2010

CAP and the Historic Environment

The Heritage Alliance welcomes the publication of PPS5 for the Historic Environment

The Penfold Review of non-planning consents: consultation response

News 2009:

Heritage Day 2009: taking our message out

Loyd Grossman to lead alliance of heritage interests in England (02/12/09)

Free Heritage Funding Directory defies hard times ahead (27/11/09)

No Bill: Heritage Link slates Government’s lack of commitment over quality of place (30/06/09)

Heritage Link welcomes new English Heritage Chair (09/06/09)

Heritage Link shocked at Civic Trust news (17/4/09)

Consultation / policy responses (2009):

‘Own The Future’: Civic Society Initiative consultation

Planning Policy Statement 15: consultation response

Response to Draft Legislative Programme 2009-2010