This page contains Manchester Friends of the Earth’s responses to consultations.

Consultation responses from Love Your Bike are available on a separate page.

Manchester Friends of the Earth response to the ‘Congestion Conversation’

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham launched a ‘Congestion Conversation’ in which he would like to hear about ‘how congestion is impacting people’s lives’ and canvas ideas for reducing it. Manchester Friends of the Earth encouraged people to response to the … Continue reading

2nd Nov 2017

	
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Stockport Local Plan and SEMMMS refresh – consultation responses

Manchester Friends of the Earth have submitted consultation responses to both the Stockport Local Plan and SEMMMS (South East Manchester Multi-Modal Strategy) Refresh consultations.

9th Oct 2017

	

Our response to DEFRA consultation on Improving Air Quality

On 15th June 2017, we submitted this response to the Government’s plans for tackling nitrogen oxide pollution in our towns and cities. With thanks to Client Earth for their guidance on these issues and this particular consultation.

15th Jun 2017

	

Synopsis of CPRE’s response to the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework

CPRE believes the Draft Greater Manchester Spatial Framework needs improvement for the next Publication Version or it risks promoting short term unsustainable development growth and it will imperil Greater Manchester Combined Authority GMCA’s own stated aims and objectives for sustainable … Continue reading

 
 
18th Jan 2017

	

Manchester Friends of the Earth response to the Greater Manchester Spatial framework consultation.

Our response to the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework sets out the following objections: * Failure to tackle the site specific and broader issues of air quality * Unnecessary release of green belt * Failure to promote healthy living and tackle … Continue reading

 
 
15th Jan 2017

	

Manchester Climate Change Strategy 2016-50: Manchester Friends of the Earth response

Following the international climate agreement in Paris last December, the Manchester Climate Change Agency is consulting on an update to the city’s climate change strategy.

17th Oct 2016

	
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GM Transport 2040 Strategy consultation – Manchester Friends of the Earth’s response

Last year (2015) Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) consulted on their 2040 Vision for Transport in Greater Manchester.  Manchester Friends of the Earth submitted a detailed response.

26th Sep 2016

	

Response to Low-emission Strategy and Air Quality Action Plan

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) have consulted on the Greater Manchester Low-Emission Strategy and Air Quality Action Plan (pdf). Manchester Friends of the Earth submitted our response to the consultation (pdf) on 29th April 2016.  See below for the introductory comments and the pdf link … Continue reading

4th May 2016

	

Manchester Friends of the Earth response to Manchester City Centre strategy consultation…

Happy New Year!  Just before Christmas, Manchester City Council announced the consultation on the draft City Centre Strategy (deadline 12th January).

 
 
13th Jan 2016

	
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Response to ‘Greater Manchester Transport Strategy 2040 – Our Vision’

Manchester Friends of the Earth has submitted a response to ‘Greater Manchester Transport Strategy 2040 – Our Vision’ Response to GM Transport Strategy 2040 [gview file=”http://www.manchesterfoe.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/TfGM-2040-Manchester-FoE.pdf” save=”1″]  

18th Oct 2015