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Appendix B External Policy Context

Table 3 summarises the main external policy that has helped inform the production of the PDF to date

Scale Title Date Author
International European Community Biodiversity Strategy (98)42 1998 European Commission
International European Landscape Convention 2000 Council of Europe
International European Sustainable Development Strategy 2006 European Union
International Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 1997 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
International The Air Quality Directive (96/92/EC) 1996 European Union
International The Environmental Liability Directive 2004 European Union
International The European Birds Directive (EC Council Directive 79/409/EC on the Conservation of Wild Birds), and amendments 1979 European Commission
International The Habitats Directive (EC Directive 92/43/EEC on the Conservation of Natural Habitats of Wild Flora and Fauna) 1992 European Commission
International The Pan European Biological and Landscape Diversity Strategy 1995 United Nations
International The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands 1971, amended 1982 and 1987 UNESCO
International Water Framework Directive 2000/60/EC 2000 European Commission
National ‘Game Plan’ the Government’s National Strategy for Sport 2002 Government Strategy Unit
National Barker Review of Land Use Planning 2006 HM Treasury
National Biodiversity: The UK Action Plan 1994 Department of the Environment
National Choosing Health: Making Healthy Choices Easier, White Paper 2004 Department of Health
National Climate Change - Space for Nature? 2006 English Nature
National Conservation (Natural Habitats) Regulations 1994 1994 HMSO
National Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000  
National Creating a Better Place Corporate Strategy 2006 - 2011 2006 Environment Agency
National DCMS Five Year Plan, ‘Living Life to the Full’ 2005 Department for Culture, Media and Sport
National Education and Skills: Delivering Results, A Strategy to 2006 2002 DfES
National Energy White Paper: Our Energy Future – Creating a Low Carbon Economy 2003 Department of Trade and Industry
National Environmental Quality in Spatial Planning incorporating the natural, built & historic environment and rural issues in plans and strategies. 2005 English Heritage
National Good Practice Guide on Planning for Tourism 2006 Department for Communities and Local Government
National Living Places: Cleaner, Safer, Greener 2002 ODPM
National Making Space for Water 2004 DEFRA
National MPS1: General Considerations 2007 DoE
National National Air Quality Strategy plus amendment 2000 and 2003 DETR and Defra
National National Cycling Strategy and Review 1996, reviewed 2005 Department for Transport
National Our health, our care, our say: a new direction for community services 2005 Department of Health
National Planning Position Statement Incorporating Rural Planning Issues in LDFs 2005 Countryside Agency

National PPG 13: Transport 2001 ODPM

National PPG 15:Planning and the Historic Environment now replaced by PPS5 Planning for the Historic Environment 2010 1994 DoE
National PPG 16: Archaeology and Planning now replaced by PPS5 Planning for the Historic Environment 2010 1990 DoE
National PPG 17: Planning for Open Space, Sport and Recreation 2002 ODPM
National PPG 2: Green belts 1995, amended 2001 DoE and ODPM
National PPG 3: Housing 2000 ODPM
National PPG 4: Industrial, commercial development and small firms 1992 DoE
National PPS 1: Delivering Sustainable Development and PPS 1 Supplement on Planning and Climate Change (2007) 2005 Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and CLG for supplement
National PPS 10: Planning for Sustainable Waste Management 2005 ODPM
National PPS 11: Regional Spatial Strategies 2004 ODPM
National PPS 12: Local Development Frameworks 2004 ODPM
National PPS 22: Renewable Energy 2004 ODPM
National PPS 23: Planning and Pollution Control 2004 ODPM
National PPS 3 Housing 2006 DCLG
National PPS 6: Planning for Town Centres 2005 ODPM
National PPS 7: Sustainable Development in Rural Areas 2004 ODPM
National PPS 9: Biodiversity and Geological Conservation 2005 DCLG
National Securing the Future - UK Government sustainable development strategy 2005 Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs
National Start with the park: creating sustainable urban green spaces in areas of housing growth and renewal 2005 CABE
National Survey of Public Attitudes to Quality of Life and the Environment 2001 DEFRA
National Sustainable Communities People Places Prosperity 2005 ODPM
National Sustainable Communities: Building for the Future 2003 ODPM
National Sustainable Energy Act 2003 Dti
National Tackling Health Inequalities: A Programme for Action 2003 Department of Health
National The Countryside in and Around Towns – A vision for connecting town and country in the pursuit of sustainable development 2005 Countryside Agency
National The Historic Environment: A Force for Our Future 2001 DCMS
National The Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change 2006 HM Treasury
National The Urban White Paper Our Towns and Cities: the Future: Delivering an urban renaissance 2000 DETR
National The Value of Public Space: how high quality parks and public spaces create economic, social and environmental value 2004 CABE
National The Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) (England and Wales) Regulations 2003 2003 Defra
National UK Climate Change Programme 2006 2006 Defra
National Water Resources for the Future: A Strategy for England and Wales, and annual review 2005 2001, reviewed 2005 Environment Agency
National Wildlife and Countryside Act, as amended 1991  
National Working with the Grain of Nature: A Biodiversity Strategy for England 2002 Defra
Regional Improving the Environment in the Anglian Region 2006 Environment Agency
Sub Regional East London Tourism Strategy 2004 LDA

Sub regional Lower Lea Valley Regeneration Strategy 2006 LTGDC and GLA

Sub regional Olympic Boroughs – Sports Development Framework 2004 LA’s of Greenwich, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest

Sub regional Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) Corporate Plan 2006 Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA)
Sub regional Olympic Facilities and their Legacy Transformation (Planning Application) 2007 ODA
Sub regional Sport and Physical Activity in East London 2007/16 2007 Pro Active East London County Sport Partnership
Sub Regional The Thames Gateway Interim Plan: Policy Framework 2006 DCLG
Local Borough of Broxbourne Local Plan Second Review 2001 - 2011 2005 Broxbourne Borough Council
Local Broxbourne Community Strategy 2 2003 Broxbourne Borough Council
Local Draft Sustainable Community Strategy: Enfield’s Future 2007-17 2006 London Borough of Enfield
Local East Hertfordshire Community Strategy 2003 East Hertfordshire District Council
Local East Hertfordshire District Plan Re-deposit Version 2005 East Hertfordshire District Council
Local Epping Forest District Community Strategy 2004 Epping Forest District Council
Local Epping Forest District Council Local Plan Alterations (Interim) 2006 Epping Forest District Council
Local Haringey Community Strategy 2003-07 and the draft Sustainable Communities Strategy Shaping the Future 2006 London Borough of Haringey
Local London Borough of Hackney Mind the Gap Community Strategy 2005 London Borough of Hackney
Local London Borough of Waltham Forest Community Strategy 2003 London Borough of Waltham Forest
Local Newham Community Strategy Undated London Borough of Newham
Local Tower Hamlets Community strategy and young people’s Community Plan 2004 London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Local Area Action Plans for North East Enfield Preferred Options Stage 2009 and for Central Leeside Issues and Options 2008 2009 2008 Lonodn Borough of Enfield
Local Broxbourne Borough Core Strategy Preferred Options 2008 Borough of Broxbourne
National Climate Change Act 2008 2008 Defra
Local Core Strategy Issues and Options DPD and Development Contol Policy Manual 2008 London Borough of Newham
Local Core Strategy Submission document (consolidated with Schedule of Proposed Changes) May 2010 2009 London Borough of Hackney
Local Core Strategy Submission Version 2009 London Borough of Tower hamlets
Regional Draft Thames River Basin Management Plan 2007 Environment Agency
Local East Hertfordshire Local Plan 2010 East Hertfordshire District Council

Local Haringey Core Strategy Proposed Submission document, 2009 Lonodn Borough of Haringey Development Management Policies draft DPD and Site Allocations DPD draft

Regional Mayors Draft Water Strategy 2007 GLA
Local Newham UDP saved version 2007 2009 London Borough ofNewham
Sub-regional North London Waste Plan Preferred Options Report 2006 Seven North London Boroughs (Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Islington and Waltham Forest)
National PPS 25 Development and Flood Risk 2008 CLG
Regional Regional Spatial Strategy (East of England Plan) 2009 East of England Regional Assembly
Local The Enfield Plan Core Strategy Submission stage 2010 London Borough of Enfield
Local Waltham Forest Core Strategy Preferred Options and Development Management Policies Issues and Options 2006 London Borough of Waltham Forest
Local Waltham Forest UDP 2009 London Borough of Waltham Forest
Regional Waste Core Strategy and Development Policies and the Site Allocations document Issues and Preferred Options Hertfordshire County Council
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