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Friends of the Earth, Planning Survey

Survey of British adults on making planning decisions.

  • More than nine out of ten British adults want to have a say over planning decisions affecting their local area.
  • 95 per cent think local communities should be consulted on decisions affecting their area.
  • 94 per cent of British adults believe climate change should be taken into account when considering the impact of major projects.
  • Almost two thirds of the public want planning decisions on major projects such as roads, power stations and airports to be taken by local councils rather than the Government.

Date Published: 25/06/2008

Categories: GB | Politics | Public and communities

Client: Friends of the Earth


ComRes interviewed 1,002 British adults online between the 23rd May and 25th May 2008. Data were weighted to be demographically representative of all GB adults by age, gender and region. ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.

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