Decision details

Response to the Planning White Paper

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decisions:

Andy Webber, Head of Development Management and Strategic Planning, introduced the report.

 

Councillor Jayne McCoy moved an amendment that recommendation 2.2 be removed and replaced with:

 

“To agree a summary response to the Planning for the Future White Paper consultation to be sent on behalf of the Housing, Economy and Business Committee.”

 

This was seconded by Councillor Marlene Heron. The amendment was put to a vote and carried.

 

The committee discussed the possible implications of the paper if it were to be legislated.

 

Councillor Jayne McCoy moved an amendment to the amended recommendation 2.2 to revise the wording to:

 

“To agree that officers will draft a summary response to the Planning for the Future White Paper consultation to be sent, subject to consultation with members of the committee, on behalf of the Housing, Economy and Business Committee.”

 

This was seconded by Councillor David Hicks. The amendment was put to a vote and carried.

 

RESOLVED:

1.    To note the technical response to the Changes to the Planning System consultation, which accompanied the White Paper and closed on 1 October and the technical response to the White Paper consultation which closes on 29 October 2020.

2.    To agree that officers will draft a summary response to the Planning for the Future White Paper consultation to be sent, subject to consultation with members of the committee, on behalf of the Housing, Economy and Business Committee.

Publication date: 27/11/2020

Date of decision: 13/10/2020

Decided at meeting: 13/10/2020 - Housing, Economy and Business Committee

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