- sustainable farming and land-based employment;
- spatial planning and land-use;
- local affordable housing and workspace;
- flora and fauna, natural and semi-natural habitats;
- the built environment, including historic (and prehistoric) landscape features;
- sustainable energy, water, forestry and raw material supply;
- recreation and amenity in the landscape;
- designated and undesignated landscapes.
3. The Service would be transparently funded from local taxation and a new carbon and corporation tax on companies based on a size-profit-environmental impact formula; local leadership would report directly to their regional parliamentary representatives and community councils. Best practice sharing would be encouraged but there would be no national standards, indicators or league tables.