Friends of the Lake District welcomes the Government’s independent review of England’s National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The review is led by Julian Glover supported by an experienced advisory group. A summary of our submission to the Review is detailed below together with a link to our response (pdf).
The Glover Review will report in 2019, 70 years after the landmark National Parks Act 1949 that established National Parks in England and it will consider all aspects of England’s National Parks and AONB's. We have all been given a once in a lifetime opportunity to make our views known on what we want our protected landscapes to be for future generations, and how we would like them to be run.
A summary of our response is detailed below together with a link to our full response.
While we consider that our designated landscapes have been a great post war success story our landscapes must meet the challenges of today. We have made a significant number of recommendations to the review but our key points are that:
Read our response in full here