Levelling Up

Levelling Up is about the success of the whole country: realising the potential of every place and every person across the UK, building on their unique strengths, spreading opportunities for individuals and businesses, and celebrating every single city, town and village’s culture. We want your views on making opportunity fairer across the UK.

Workplace Parking Levy

We want to hear from you on our detailed business case for a workplace parking levy, which will have an extensive 12-weeks consultation. The scheme would require Government approval. Close working with local businesses during 2022 would be carried out to prepare for its introduction in 2023. The workplace parking levy has the potential to … Read more

Landfill Tax Review: call for evidence

This call for evidence seeks views on the key design features of Landfill Tax, including the rate that applies to different materials and the circumstances in which exemptions and discounts can be claimed. The call for evidence is focused on how Landfill Tax can continue to support the government’s ambitious environmental objectives, including achieving zero … Read more

Implementing due diligence on forest risk commodities

Consulting on the implementation of world-leading due diligence provisions in the Environment Act to help tackle illegal deforestation in UK supply chains. The due diligence provisions will make it illegal for larger businesses operating in the UK to use key forest risk commodities produced on land illegally occupied or used. Businesses in scope will also be … Read more

Strategic Rail Review

The Minister for Transport, in partnership with the Minister for Infrastructure, invites interested parties to provide submissions on the future of rail on the island of Ireland as part of an All-Island Strategic Rail Review. This Review will consider how the rail network on the island of Ireland can improve to promote sustainable connectivity into, … Read more

Single-use plastic: banning the supply of commonly littered single-use plastic items

The purpose of this consultation is to seek views on banning the supply of single-use plastic plates, cutlery, balloon sticks, and expanded and extruded polystyrene cups and food and beverage containers in England. We are particularly seeking views on the potential environmental impacts of substitute items, additional costs or constraints to business resulting from a … Read more

Phasing out the installation of fossil fuel heating in homes off the gas grid

This consultation sets out proposals to phase out the installation of high carbon fossil fuel heating systems in homes off the gas grid, as committed to in the 2017 Clean Growth Strategy. We’re seeking views on our proposals to introduce targeted regulations that will drive decarbonisation of heat in off gas grid homes, including: an end … Read more

The new alcohol duty system

The Alcohol Duty Review aims to improve the current system to make it simpler, more economically rational and less administratively burdensome on businesses and HMRC. This consultation responds to last year’s call for evidence on the Alcohol Duty Review and sets out how the government intends to reform the alcohol duty system. Policies contained within … Read more

Data: a new direction

This consultation presents proposals that build on the key elements of the current UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), such as its data processing principles, its data rights for citizens, and its mechanisms for supervision and enforcement. This consultation is the first step in delivering on Mission 2 of the National Data Strategy tosecure … Read more