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Policy in Wales

The Institute in Wales responds to a range of consultations conducted by the Welsh Government, the National Assembly for Wales' Committees and other national bodies, and produces position papers on policy issues relevant to Wales, as well as considering UK proposals from a Wales' perspective.

The RTPI Cymru responses and policy work is the responsibility of its Policy and Research Forum, supported by the Director and Policy Officer.

Policy and Research Forum

The Policy and Research Forum is a sub-forum of the RTPI Cymru Management Board and leads on RTPI Cymru policy, practice and research activities. The Forum is formed for a three year period.   

Current policy consultations

RTPI Cymru is asked to comment on various consultations documents. Members' views on current consultations are always welcome and should be submitted by e-mail to the Policy Team, or by post to the RTPI Cymru Office.

The Forum is currently considering the following consultations, if you would like to provide comments for the Forum to consider please e-mail.  The deadline for responding to RTPI Cymru is given against each consultation, with a hyperlink to the consultation document.

Draft Climate Change Adaption Plan for Wales

The closing date for this consultation is 4 March 2019

Improving Public Transport

The closing date for this consultation is 27 March 2019

Recent Policy Responses

RTPI Cymru's response to consultations made during 2019 can be found below; responses made in previous years can be found by following the links to the left.


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