Monthly Archives: October 2011

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Consultation on development plan to launch on 21 November

By |2011-10-23T16:04:25+00:00October 23rd, 2011|News|

An eight week consultation period is to launch on Monday 21 November, on EDDC’s Local Development Framework - previously one of the most controversial documents ever to emerge from the council.

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Three members added to panel before vote

By |2011-10-19T10:09:11+00:00October 19th, 2011|News|

Three further members have been added to the Local Development Framework Panel just three weeks prior to the vote on the final recommended plan.

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Ottery St Mary Town Council criticises national planning reforms

By |2011-10-13T18:41:07+00:00October 13th, 2011|News|

Ottery St Mary Town Council has written a strong letter to the Government criticising controversial and damaging planning reforms which threaten the countryside.  The National Planning Policy Framework was launched for consultation during July and the period closes on Monday.  Around 10,000 responses have reportedly flooded into the Department of Communities and Local Government.  Even Greg Clark’s own council, the MP who is one of the driving forces behind the document, has blasted the framework, which was written by a team of developers earlier this year.

The letter which I drafted, and was backed town councillors, is below:

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