Latest News and Updates

Recent developments in the Local Plan Examination process

17 January 2020

The Inspectors have asked the Council some additional questions in relation to Day 1 of the hearing sessions and their questions, together with the Council’s responses can be viewed on the hearing sessions page.


28 November 2019

The draft Hearing sessions Programme with Participants V.1 has been published and can be viewed on the Hearing Sessions page.

17 October 2019

The Inspectors have published their Matters, Issues and Questions for the hearing sessions together with their Guidance Notes and Draft Hearing Sessions Programme.  These documents can be viewed either on  the  Hearings Session page or on  the Examination Documents page.


14 August 2019

The Inspectors have now set provisional dates for the hearing sessions of the Examination of the Local Plan and these can be viewed on the hearing sessions page.

6 August 2019

The Council have submitted their replied to the Inspectors' letter of 2 July and these can be viewed in the Examination Documents at ED25.

11 July 2019

The Council's initial response to the Inspectors' letter of 2 July can be viewed in the examination documents at ED24.

2 July 2019

The Inspectors have written to the Council today and their letter can be viewed in the Examination documents reference ED23.

5 June 2019

Provisional hearing session dates have been set for w/c 14 and w/c 21 October.  When further details are available these will be posted on the Hearing Sessions page.

29 May 2019

The Council has replied to the Inspectors’ Initial questions and their responses can be viewed in the Examination Documents with the references ED3-ED22 inclusive.

15 April 2019

The Inspectors have issued some Initial Questions to the Council, with a requested response date from the Council of 24 May. The Inspectors' questions can be viewed at ED2 in the examination documents.

Date of last review: 17 January 2020