Consultation on the governance arrangements
Consultation on the governance arrangements for National Park Authorities in England (including the Broads Authority) by the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).
This consultation closed on 1 February 2011.
Defra invited views on the scope for improving the governance arrangements and accountability in the nine National Park Authorities in England and in the Broads Authority. This included Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.
Further information about the consultation can be found on the consultation pages of the Defra website
Defra intends to put a copy of the responses in the Defra library at Ergon House, London where they will be available for a period of six months. This is so that the public can see them. Also, members of the public may ask for a copy of responses under freedom of information legislation.
To see consultation responses and summaries, please contact the library at:
Information Resource Centre
Lower Ground Floor, Ergon House
17 Smith Square
London SW1P 3JR
Call: 020 7238 6575
Please give the library 24 hours’ notice. There is a charge for photocopying and postage.
Summaries of all responses will be placed on Defra’s website at www.defra.gov.uk/consult. This summary will include a list of names of organisations that responded but not people’s personal names, addresses or other contact details.
Copies of the responses will also be available at the main office of each National Park Authority and the Broads Authority. Copies of the responses will be available in the Yorkshire Dales National Park at the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority offices in Grassington and Bainbridge – the addresses can be found on our contact us page.