CPRE responds to Suella Braverman’s remarks about homelessness

With CPRE’s Rural Affordable Housing report launching later this month, CPRE thoroughly refutes Suella Braverman’s notion that ‘homelessness is a lifestyle choice’. Brad Taylor, Rural Campaigns Officer at CPRE, has commented on these remarks.  You can read more here:


CPRE responds to King’s Speech

The King’s Speech delivered on 7th October confirmed an intended Bill supporting annual licences for oil and gas extraction in the North Sea, though there was a lack of demonstrable commitment to renewables in the race to net zero. Chief Executive of CPRE, Roger Mortlock, has commented on the energy aspects of the King’s Speech.  Read more here

Update on amendment voted through by House of Lords on national planning policy

In September 2023 we reported that the House of Lords had voted through an amendment that ensured both the public and parliament have a say on any new national planning policy created by the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill (LURB). This new type of national planning policy – National Development Management Policies (NDMPs) – has caused major concerns since its introduction.

We can now…

The future of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, and implications for sea-level rise: AGM talk by Dr Rob Larter, British Antarctic Survey (BAS)

Thwaites Glacier by Felton Favis

Thwaites Glacier by Felton Davis

CPRE Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is grateful to Dr Rob Larter, BAS, for his interesting and thought-provoking talk given to the 2023 AGM.  Dr Larter spoke about his work at the BAS over many years. He spoke…

Agricultural Land Classification: we need to dig deeper to value our farmland

beautiful Fenland farming landscape

Beautiful Fenland farming landscape

CPRE Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is concerned that the Agricultural Land Classification (ALC) system gives developers a green light to build on land that is deemed to be of poorer quality.  But…