Comparison of Environmental Impact of Plastic, Paper and Cloth Bags
- Date: 28/02/2011 - Author: Kirsty Bell and Suzie Cave
This Briefing Note looks at the environmental impact of different types of carrier bags- cloth, paper and plastic. Their impact is compared based on four categories: decomposition, the manufacturing process, their reusability and their recyclability.
Planning Bill (4): Implementation, Performance and Decision making: Issues of Capacity, Delivery and Quality
- Date: 20/01/2011 - Author: Ruth McAreavey, Stephen McKay, Ken Sterrett, Geraint Ellis
This paper examines issues of capacity, delivery and quality in relation to the Planning Bill. It is one of four papers and follows a common format highlighting the key issues arising in the Bill; summarising the findings of the public consultation and the Government’s response; reviewing comparable arrangements in comparable jurisdictions and highlighting potential contentious issues.
- Date: 19/01/2011 - Author: Geraint Ellis, Ruth McAreavey, Stephen McKay, Ken Sterrett
This paper looks at the Community Involvement provisions set out in the Planning Bill. It is one of four papers prepared for the Bill, which follow a common format that highlights: the key issues arising in the Bill; summarises the findings of the public consultation and the Government’s response; reviews comparable arrangements in comparable jurisdictions and highlights potential contentious issues that arise.