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MAKING CLIMATE CHANGE A PRIORITY FOR THE NATIONAL PLANNING POLICY FRAMEWORK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1368: tabled on 11 June 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House takes notes of the draft revised National Planning Policy Framework; further notes that the status of the Climate Change Act 2008 with regards to local planning decisions has been downgraded in that draft; expresses alarm that this change could compromise action on climate change at the local level, as well as reduce the urgency of building community resilience to the effects of climate change; calls on the Government to restore the requirement for local planning to deliver on the objectives and provisions of the Climate Change Act; and further calls on the Government to ensure that climate change is a critical priority for the planning system in the revised National Planning Policy Framework.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.