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Compulsory Purchase

Response to the consultation

Evidence submitted in response to this Consultation

Purpose of the consultation

The Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee would welcome your views on:

  • Are there any barriers to the use of compulsory purchase powers? If so, how can they be overcome?
  • Are there any specific barriers to the use of compulsory purchase to:
    •  regenerate town centres; and/or
    • develop opportunities for active travel?
  • Do local authorities have enough resources and the right skills in place to use their compulsory purchase powers effectively?
  • What are your views on the Welsh Government’s proposals for streamlining the Compulsory Purchase Order process, as set out in its consultation on infrastructure consenting?

The deadline for submissions to this exercise is 14:00 on Wednesday, 12 September.

If you have any questions or would like further information please do not hesitate to contact us. For clarity, there is no designated form for submissions. For those who would like to submit their response electronically, please send your submission in the body of an e-mail or as an attachment to

For those who would like to submit their views in hard copy, letters can be addressed as follows:

Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee, National Assembly for Wales, Ty Hywel, Cardiff Bay, CF99 1NA.


Contact details

Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:

Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee
National Assembly for Wales
Pierhead Street
CF99 1NA




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