1. It removes a Quango, one that was foisted upon us without consultation.
2. It restores the ability of individuals at the local level to make a difference.
3. It puts the responsibility for planning decisions back to the local councils and people who, as they live in these areas,should have a better idea what is necessary and desirable.
4. It devolves decision making to the local level and makes us all accountable for our environment.