The IHBC Secretariat to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Conservation, Places and People (CPP APPG) has issued its first Newsletter, with updates ranging from progress in the first Inquiry, video discussions on matters such as new members, England’s Planning White Paper Briefing, and a new Briefing on levelling up, so do sign up to the CPP APPG network if you’ve not received yours!
The CPP APPG Newsletter writes:
… conservation as a vehicle to deliver successful places…
Welcome to the first newsletter of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Conservation, Places and People (CPP), which exists to support built and historic environment conservation as a vehicle to deliver successful places, which are economically, environmentally and socially sustainable.
As a member or valued stakeholder of the APPG, this newsletter will provide regular updates on the work of the group.
APPG Launches First Inquiry
The CPP APPG offers its thanks to all contributors of evidence to the Inquiry. The inquiry’s virtual oral evidence sessions, which will be held in private at the request of the CPP APPG, will begin on 26 May. The initial event will explore ‘Heritage and the Economy’, focusing on areas highlighted in the evidence submitted.
… thanks to all contributors of evidence…
… initial event will explore ‘Heritage and the Economy’…
The outline content and timetable of the inquiry can be viewed HERE
Written submissions to the inquiry can be viewed HERE
MPs & Peers Briefed on Planning White Paper
On December 3rd, the CPP AGG conducted its first Parliamentary briefing, which focused on the implications of the government’s Planning White Paper for heritage and place making. The briefing heard representatives from the Local Government Association, the Institute for Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) and community umbrella group Locality.
A video of the session can be viewed HERE
A copy of the IHBC’s written briefing note can be viewed HERE
APPG Publishes Levelling Up Briefing Paper
… IHBC has prepared a briefing paper for Parliamentarians…. how heritage can contribute to regeneration and levelling up…
As part of work to inform the upcoming APPG inquiry into ‘21st Century Places’, the IHBC has prepared a briefing paper for Parliamentarians on how heritage can contribute to regeneration and levelling up. The paper can be viewed HERE.
See the Newsletter