2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards 2023

Planning & Land Use

This section focuses primarily on how councils are using their planning powers, primarily through their Local Plans, to ensure low emission new buildings and homes, as well as ensuring new developments are built to minimise their environmental impact. This section also covers the renewable energy generation and fossil fuel generation planning applications in the area.

Average score by council type

Single Tier

35% Average score


23% Average score


-25% Average score

Northern Ireland

14% Average score

Combined Authority

This section does not apply to Combined Authorities. Visit the following equivalent section:

Section: Planning & Biodiversity (CA)

Questions in this section

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