Birmingham’s Green Spaces Living plan: An action plan or a coffee table book

Birmingham’s Green Spaces Living Plan is as usual a thorough document with great analysis; it cross refers to a weight of other strategies documents, partnerships and support groups but its shortest section is on Implementation and Funding; a section which to be honest I don’t understand. It has worthy aims and does show a few of the recent successes but really don’t we need a few less strategies and a bit more action. It would be refreshing if these types of documents had realistic programmes attached to them with real sources of funding and a real programme of future projects …with KPIs…..otherwise isn’t this destined to be a coffee table book of motherhood and apple pie.

 

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