This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
How the government helps rural businesses.
Published: 9 April 2013
Updated: 8 May 2015
- Policy document from the 2010 to 2015 government preserved in a different format for reference
- Updated to reflect the current programme's investment plans across the 4 elements of the programme.
- Updated the entry about the Rural Development Programme.
- Background section updated to reflect the latest available figures.
- Sections all updated to reflect latest work on this topic.
- Added link to the 'Farming and Forestry Improvement Scheme (FFIS)' information on the RDPE website.
- Updated actions with Village green planning changes: housing boost section to reflect changes to law effective 1 October on town and village greens.
- Updated the Rural growth network pilots supporting page.
- Rural Community Energy Fund details updated
- First published.