Anyone who wishes to speak must register with the programme officer by Monday 16 December.

A press release will be issued today about this

I had expressed my concern to EDDC officers about the very short timescale for registering, but it is set by the planning inspector. 

See more here – http://sidmouthindependentnews.wordpress.com/2013/12/05/local-plan-hearings-scheduled-you-must-inform-the-examiner-by-16-december-2013-if-you-wish-to-speak/