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How Green Belt Policy Could be Adapted to Promote Sustainability

Melia, Steven


Steven Melia
Senior Lecturer in Transport Planning


In 2019 I was invited to join an academic panel advising the Shadow Planning Minister, who was reviewing Labour's planning policy in the run-up to an anticipated election. This paper was my second contribution to that process. It illustrates one of the key problems described in my earlier paper for the same process (see It shows how current planning policy, including greenbelt policy in particular, is causing perverse outcomes, and how planning policy could be reformed to prevent this.


Melia, S. (2019). How Green Belt Policy Could be Adapted to Promote Sustainability. Labour Party

Report Type Discussion Paper
Acceptance Date Jul 14, 2019
Online Publication Date Sep 12, 2019
Publication Date Sep 12, 2019
Deposit Date Sep 12, 2019
Publicly Available Date Sep 12, 2019
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