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Resource Name Type Date Added Last Modified
Briefing - Larger Home Extensions pdf 17 May 2013 17 May 2013
Citizenship - National Curriculum Review - A response by Civic Voice pdf 14 April 2011 14 April 2011
Cutting red tape - A submission to CLG, August 2010 pdf 13 August 2010 13 August 2010
DCLG - Community Infrastructure Levy - Dec 11 pdf 16 December 2011 16 December 2011
DCLG - Community right to buy -  a response to a DCLG consultation pdf 19 April 2011 19 April 2011
DCLG - Neighbourhood Planning Regulations - Dec 11 pdf 16 December 2011 16 December 2011
DCLG - Pre-application consultation with communities pdf 22 March 2011 22 March 2011
DCLG -Relaxation of planning controls over change of use from business to residential - June 11 pdf 27 June 2011 27 June 2011
DCLG – draft National Planning Policy Framework response pdf 17 October 2011 17 October 2011
DCLG – Use Classes Order review issues paper pdf 31 August 2011 31 August 2011
DCLG Permitted Development Response Template doc 13 December 2012 13 December 2012
DCMS Proposed changes to broadband infrastructure pdf 13 March 2013 13 March 2013
Design Council CABE in the voluntary sector pdf 29 June 2011 29 June 2011
English Heritage National Heritage Protection Plan pdf 06 July 2010 06 July 2010
Greater flexibilities for change of use Civic Voice response docx 27 October 2013 27 October 2013
Growth and Infrastructure BIll Submission pdf 07 December 2012 07 December 2012
Heritage Alliance response to Government (signed by Civic Voice) pdf 20 August 2010 20 August 2010
High speed rail - evidence to Transport Committee - May 2011 pdf 16 May 2011 16 May 2011
HLF Strategic Framework - Civic Voice response pdf 20 April 2011 20 April 2011
Living Streets, CAMRA and Civic Voice Letter pdf 15 August 2011 15 August 2011
Localism and the Big Society - 12 November pdf 28 October 2011 28 October 2011
Localism Bill - briefing for House of Lords - June 11 pdf 01 June 2011 01 June 2011
Localism Bill - House of Commons Second Reading 17 January pdf 11 January 2011 11 January 2011
Localism in planning issues {extension} 27 February 2012 27 February 2012
MPs inject dose of common sense into planning policy controversy pdf 21 December 2011 21 December 2011
National Citizen Service: our response? pdf 16 March 2012 16 March 2012
National Planning Policy Framework – Civic Voice submission pdf 28 February 2011 28 February 2011
NPPF - key issues Press Release pdf 12 September 2011 12 September 2011
NPPF – evidence to Select Committee inquiry September 2011 pdf 12 September 2011 12 September 2011
Planning for people - priorities for planning system (Sep 2010) pdf 08 October 2010 08 October 2010
Planning Guarantee and Planning Performance docx 18 January 2013 18 January 2013
PPS 15 Civic Society Initiative responses pdf 15 April 2010 15 April 2010
Press Release: Civic movement oppose further reforms PDF pdf 26 October 2012 26 October 2012
Report Third Reading Commons briefing - May 2011 pdf 16 May 2011 16 May 2011
Securing the power shift - August 2011 pdf 15 August 2011 15 August 2011
Setting of heritage assets - Civic Voice response to English Heritage - October 2010 pdf 13 October 2010 13 October 2010
Street Pride - Key Department for Tranport Issues pdf 23 June 2010 23 June 2010
Submission to Mary Portas review of the high street pdf 31 August 2011 31 August 2011
Supporting a Stronger Civil Society – response to Office for Civil Society pdf 25 November 2010 25 November 2010
The Review of Planning Practice Guidance Consultation Response 15 February pdf 15 February 2013 15 February 2013
Tree Preservation Orders - A response by Civic Voice to CLG’s proposals for streamlining pdf 14 December 2010 14 December 2010