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1 Statutory Guidance – Access to Information on Community and Town Councils

2 Consultation on Draft TAN 1: Joint Housing Land Availability Studies

3 General principles of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Bill (National Assembly for Wales)

 

1 Statutory Guidance – Access To Information On Community And Town Councils

**Consultation closes 04 August 2014 **

The Welsh Government are consulting on new draft Statutory Guidance under Sections 55 to 58 of the Local Government (Democracy) (Wales) Act 2013 concerning access to information about Community and Town Councils.  The draft Statutory Guidance provides guidance on access to information about Community and Town Councils in Wales. Sections 55 to 58 of The Local Government (Democracy) (Wales) Act 2013 requires Community and Town Councils to have websites; to publish notices and papers electronically; and to publish their register of member’s interests. The Welsh Government would like to receive any comments or questions on the draft Statutory Guidance and views as to whether it is clear and useful.

Statutory Guidance – Access to information on Community and Town Councils

 

2 Consultation on Draft TAN 1: Joint Housing Land Availability Studies 

The consultation period lasts from 18th July to 10 October 2014.

The Welsh Government have published the consultation on Draft Technical Advice Note 1 which looks at ‘Joint Housing Land Availability Studies (JHLAS). “The draft TAN supports policy on housing land supply set out in Chapter 9 of Planning Policy Wales.

Joint Housing Land Availability Studies (JHLAS) are used to monitor the supply of housing land through the planning system. The draft TAN provides the guidance on how to undertake the studies.

The aim of the review is to align the housing land supply and Local Development Plan monitoring processes. This review also forms part of the wider proposals to improve local delivery of the planning system, which are set out in the Positive Planning consultation paper”. (Welsh Government website).

The consultation document can be downloaded here: Consultation on Draft TAN 1: Joint Housing Land Availability Studies 

 

3 General principles of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Bill (currently a consultation with the National Assembly for Wales)

Submissions should arrive by 5 September 2014 and should preferably be no longer than six pages of A4, have numbered paragraphs and in a word format. It may not be possible to take into account responses received after this date.

The key purposes of the Bill are to:

The Bill is currently at Stage 1 in the legislative processThe Environment and Sustainability Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the general principles of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Bill. The Committee welcomes evidence from both individuals and organisations.

For more information and the address to submit submissions to see: National Assembly for Wales Consultation: General Principles of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Bill)

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