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Green Paper

A consultation document issued by the UK Government, which contains policy proposals for discussion and open debate before a decision is taken on the final policy options. After a consultation period, the Government will normally publish firmer recommendations in a White Paper.
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The Wales Green Paper also makes it clear that development control policies should provide reasonable certainty about the likelihood of approval.
In Wales, the Green Paper expressly says that the Assembly Government does not want the changes set out in its Green Paper to delay work on UDPs.
In contrast, the DTLR Green Paper makes no reference to the problems of transition.
In Wales, the Green Paper proposes that consulting with the community should be continuous and tied into the development and review of community strategies.