Historic England wants your feedback on Heritage Counts

Historic England would like to hear your views in this feedback survey to help inform and improve future editions. It should take no more than 10 minutes and all answers will be anonymous. The survey closes on 18th February.

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Social impact of participation in culture and sport – written submission

Send a written submission to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee’s inquiry on the social impact of participation in culture and sport. The deadline for written submissions is Thursday 22 February 2018. The Alliance will be sending a response based on its heritage and health work.

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Improving the use of planning conditions: consultation on draft regulations

This consultation invites comments on draft regulations which create an exemption to the requirement in the Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017 that local planning authorities obtain the written agreement of an applicant before imposing a pre-commencement condition on a grant of planning permission. This consultation closes at 11:45pm on 27 February 2018.

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Open consultations

Older consultations/surveys are currently open include: Historic England contested heritage consultation. Closes 16th February. England’s cathedrals’ future governance and funding. Closes on 28th February. Law Commission consultation on planning law in Wales. Closes 1 March. Local Authority Fair funding review: a review of relative needs and resources. Closes at 11:45pm on 12 March. Arts Council England…

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Wildlife Licence Charges – consultation

You need a wildlife licence from Natural England if you plan to disturb or remove certain wildlife or damage habitats. The focus of the proposal is on the licences issued to enable development activity, particularly in relation to impacts on European Protected Species (e.g. great crested newts and bats).  Natural England proposes that licences for…

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Making Tax Digital – VAT

Provide feedback on the draft legislation and VAT Notice that will introduce Making Tax Digital for VAT. The draft regulations provide that VAT registered businesses (including charities) must keep an electronic account of information specified in the amended regulations and use an approved form of software to prepare and render returns. The deadline for comments is 9…

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Arts Council England ten-year strategy

The Arts Council England is now calling on the public, the arts and culture sector and our other stakeholders to help shape their 10 strategy– including those individuals who don’t participate in the art & culture that the Arts Council currently invests in – about what they think the arts and culture scene in England should…

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Law Commission consultation on planning law in Wales

The Law Commission has launched a twelve-week public consultation on its proposals to modernise and codify planning law in Wales, with a deadline for responses of 1 March 2018. The proposals would see listed building consent abolished and the issues considered in an application for planning permission.

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Local Authority Fair funding review: a review of relative needs and resources

The fair funding review will set new baseline funding allocations for local authorities by delivering an up-to-date assessment of their relative needs and resources, using the best available evidence. The Government is considering a wide range of options for developing an updated funding formula by looking again at the factors that drive costs for local…

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