Briefings

CIfA occasionally publishes briefings to support and communicate our advocacy work. Briefings are short documents which

  • Provide up to date information on issues of interest to CIfA (e.g. policy reform)
  • Set out CIfA's advocacy position and response to particular issues or events
  • Summarise CIfA's advocacy activity related to issues and events
  • Present statements for use by third parties in news stories or for general information

CIfA briefings are sent to media contacts, parliamentarians, other heritage organisations and wider professional colleagues, as well as to registered organisations and individual members, as appropriate.

CIfA policy statements are produced to set out a background and explication of CIfA's advocacy position.

If you are interested in receiving CIfA briefings by email, please send a request to rob.lennox [at] archaeologists.net.

Policy position statements

Archaeology and the relaxation of planning control

Archaeology and the Common Agricultural Policy

Advocacy briefings

18 January 2017: The future of local government archaeological services: CIfA statement on the publication of evidence to the review

16 November 2016: Briefing on the Government's response to the House of Lords Built Environment Select Committee report

3 November 2016: Briefing on the Neighbourhood Planning Bill's Public Bill stage

4 August 2016: Update briefing on the Housing and Planning Act

13 May 2016: Briefing on the Housing and Planning Act's Royal Assent

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