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a preliminary report of government proposals that is published in order to stimulate discussion

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The UK organisation's welcoming of the Green Paper comes after CBI Wales recently called on the National Assembly to do all it could to simplify the planning process in Wales.
``This Green Paper is the most important change to hit teachers in years.
This consultation (the so-called green paper) is being conducted in a spirit of openness.
Finally, the green paper sets a European agenda for urban mobility which respects the responsibilities of local, regional and national authorities.
But she hinted that the Green Paper would also include something to stretch the more academic pupils, saying: 'I really value the gold standard of A-level.
Based on the observation that this situation is no longer tenable, especially given the intensification of cross-border investments and trade, the green paper intends to explore all possible options for a stronger EU framework that can effectively complement national initiatives for revision of corporate governance codes.
And the Green Paper has no plan for a levy on tobacco firms to pay for services, which campaigners had called for.
said the findings suggested any proposals in the Government's forthcoming social care green paper which placed the burden on people to plan themselves for their future needs may be doomed to failure.
Housing Secretary James Brokenshire, launching a social housing green paper, said the measures would "re-balance the relationship between tenants and landlords".
According to a report that will be discussed on Thursday, maintaining a connection with the communities it serves will be forefront in Gwynedd council's negotiations over the Welsh Government's Green paper on reorganisation of local authorities.
London, United Kingdom, January 09, 2014 --( For the third time, a government Green Paper which may decide the future of young driver training and licensing in the UK has been delayed, following an announcement by parliamentary under-secretary of state for transport, Robert Goodwill, MP.