Government Report on Rural Proofing

21 March 2024

The government has published its policy paper “Delivering rural opportunity: third report on rural proofing”. The government’s aim is to “to enhance the quality of life for people living and working in the countryside, tackling disadvantage and harnessing the rich human, economic and natural potential that exists across rural England.”

The paper includes a section on communities with a focus on health, thriving communities (including a mention of the Community Ownership Fund), education, and rural crime.

Click here to read the paper.

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