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Leader gives disappointing responses to my questions

By |2013-02-28T16:57:10+00:00February 28th, 2013|News|

I had lodged two written questions prior to last night’s full council meeting.  Last night the leader gave disappointing and evasive responses - again. 

Here are the written questions, with their written answers, as well as the supplementary questions I asked:

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BBC will beam live coverage of Knowle tomorrow lunchtime

By |2013-02-28T13:57:16+00:00February 28th, 2013|News|

It looks as though the BBC Spotlight satellite vans will be at the Knowle tomorrow ready to beam live coverage of hundreds of people arriving to hear the decision on whether to build over Knowle parkland is approved.

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Cornwall Council calls for action on second homes

By |2013-02-28T13:17:17+00:00February 28th, 2013|News|

Planning Resource runs a story today about an independent councillor in Cornwall who lodged a motion calling on the government to change the rules over second homes or holiday lets, so that people must apply for planning permission first.

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EDDC accused over plans to relocate to Honiton

By |2013-02-28T09:50:16+00:00February 28th, 2013|News|

The Western Morning News covers last night’s full council meeting last night where many members of the public asked questions about EDDC’s plans to move to Honiton.

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BBC Today turns spotlight on Feniton

By |2013-02-28T07:27:56+00:00February 28th, 2013|News|

The BBC’s flagship political Radio 4 programme, Today, has turned its attention to Feniton, with interviews today booked with John Withrington from the Feniton Action Group and EDDC deputy leader, Andrew Moulding.

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Halt Jeremy Hunt’s plans to privatise the NHS

By |2013-02-27T15:17:26+00:00February 27th, 2013|News|

A massive campaign by 38 Degrees has kicked off, following news that secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, is plotting to covertly privatise the NHS.

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Wainhomes to bid for yet more houses at Feniton

By |2013-02-27T09:59:16+00:00February 27th, 2013|News|

Feniton residents are reeling from another body blow as Wainhomes indicates that it will shortly be applying for 83 houses to bolster its site of 50 dwellings, allowed on appeal last September.

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Axminster Save Our Parkland drops legal challenge

By |2013-02-26T09:14:15+00:00February 26th, 2013|News|

Save Our Parkland, the group that has taken East Devon District Council to the High Court over its approval of 400 houses on parkland at Cloakham Lawns, has dropped its legal challenge.

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Questions for the leader at Wednesday’s full council

By |2013-02-25T09:44:12+00:00February 25th, 2013|News|

I have lodged these two written questions for the leader to answer at the full council meeting on Wednesday evening.

The written answers will be tabled and I will have the opportunity to ask supplementary questions.

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Fears fracking could be “fast tracked”

By |2013-02-24T14:33:29+00:00February 24th, 2013|News|

Yet more centralisation plans with the scary Growth and Infrastructure Bill.

The government is tying the citizens of this country up into such a web of constraint that they won’t even be able to comment on some major applications soon, let alone be listened to.

The full story, which is in today’s Telegraph, is below: ..............................................................................................................................................

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