CLA members own and manage approximately half the rural land in England and Wales and run over 250 different types of businesses; the resulting expertise puts us in a unique position to formulate policies and lobby effectively on issues that affect our members.
CLA professional advisers represent the interests of members at all stages in the policy development and legislative process, often before most people know there is an issue. We regularly succeed in effecting significant change.
We influence Government policy at local, national and European level by arguing our members' case from a strong base of evidence, informing key decision-makers and opinion-formers of our members' needs.
Our advisers research new opportunities so that our members are prepared for future challenges.
CLA is your voice in to Government. Find out more in this section about how the CLA works to protect the interests of landowners both now and in the future.