Government Resources

There are reams of online documents that can inform you on Rural Proofing.


The Guardian’s brief rundown of the 2000 Rural White Paper, the beginning of Rural Proofing.

The Rural Statement of 2012, outlying the Government’s intentions, in respects to considering Rural Areas in the development of Policy-making.

An easy to read pamphlet outlining the need for Rural Proofing, as well as how the Government intend on implementing it through development cycles.

Guidelines for Government Officials and Ministers, providing detailed instructions on how to Rural Proof.

Lord Cameron’s December 2015 Independent Report on the Implementation of Rural Proofing throughout several Departments of Government.

The Government’s Response to the Report, focusing on the responding to Lord Cameron’s main recommendations for change.