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Planning for the Future and Other Planning Reforms

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Consideration of recommendations (PE 20/18) to the Cabinet from the extraordinary meeting of the Planning and Transportation Advisory Board of 29 September 2020.


The Cabinet resolved that:


(1)             the response to the Changes to the Current Planning System consultation submitted by the deadline of 1 October be endorsed;


(2)             the proposed response to the Planning White Paper – Planning for the Future (set out in Annex 2) form the basis of the Borough Council’s formal response to Government;


(3)             the Director of Planning, Housing and Environmental Health, in consultation with the Leader and Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning and Infrastructure, finalise and submit the Borough Council’s response to the Planning White Paper- Planning for Future consultation by the deadline of 29 October 2020 and having regard for the points raised by Members; and


(4)             the letter setting out in more detail concerns of Members and their constituents be sent to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government as drafted.

Publication date: 16/10/2020

Date of decision: 14/10/2020

Decided at meeting: 14/10/2020 - Cabinet

Date comes into force if not called in: 24/10/2020

Call-in deadline date: 23/10/2020

Current call-in Count: 0

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