I was given a grilling by Sidmouth Community College students yesterday, at a political ‘speed dating’ event.
The media is awash with the Government’s response to the report from the CPRE today, which has carried out some major work on how at risk the undesignated countryside will be under the planning reforms.
Bob Neill’s response to the CPRE’s report (below) appears to skate over the main issue.
After the Select Committee report in December, which slated the NPPF, my hopes were up that the final document was going to be much improved.
It now seems likely that the Govt may continue with its reckless plans regardless of what anyone says or thinks….....
The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has launched a report today detailing which parts of the country are most at risk from the new Government planning legislation - currently being re-drafted.
The controversial East Devon Local Plan probably received over 1000 comments during its consultation, say strategic planners, who are still trawling through responses.