Net gain implementation ‘not practical’, say 40% of local authorities

With the Environment Bill due to become law in the next few months, four out of 10 local planning authorities in England say it is not currently practical for them to implement net gain policies, according to new research.

by James Fair
Developers will have to ensure projects deliver net gain for biodiversity. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/Getty Images
Developers will have to ensure projects deliver net gain for biodiversity. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/Getty Images

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