Agenda and minutes

Extraordinary Meeting, Policy, Finance and Development Committee
Tuesday, 23rd January, 2018 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Offices, Station Road, Wigston

Contact: Democratic Services  Tel: (0116) 257 2775 Email: democratic.services@oadby-wigston.gov.uk

Note: South East Leicestershire Transport Study Joint Position Statement 

Items
No. Item

46.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillors E R Barr, Mrs K M Chalk, J Kaufman, Mrs L Kaufman and R E R Morris.

47.

Appointment of Substitutes

To appoint substitute Members in accordance with Rule 4 of Part 4 of the Constitution.

Minutes:

None.

48.

Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded that any declaration of interest should be made having regard to the Members’ Code of Conduct. In particular, Members must make clear the nature of the interest and whether it is 'pecuniary' or ‘non-pecuniary'.

Minutes:

None.

49.

South East Leicestershire Transport Study Joint Position Statement DOCX 82 KB

Report of Head of Planning, Development & Regeneration

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report and appendices (at pages 1 - 20) as delivered and summarised by the Head of Planning, Development and Regeneration which should be read together with these minutes as a composite document.

 

The Committee was advised that following the publication of the agenda, it had since been confirmed that Leicester City Council had agreed to be a signatory to the Joint Position Statement. In respect of the examination process, Members heard that, subject to the Planning Inspectorate’s timescales, the initial process was anticipated to take between 14 - 16 weeks. This was said to include various hearing sessions that were expected to take place at the end of April or early May after which the Planning Inspectorate’s report would be received shortly thereafter. It was therefore hoped that the Local Plan would be formally adopted in the autumn of this year.

                          

In considering the wider context of the Council’s emerging Local Plan, Councillor J W Boyce noted the importance of the Strategic Grown Plan for Leicester and Leicestershire at some point being formally acknowledged as part of the same.

 

It was moved by Councillor J W Boyce, seconded by Councillor M L Darr and

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The South East Leicestershire Transport Study Joint Position Statement as the agreed highways approach to enabling the delivery of planned development within the Borough of Oadby and Wigston up to 2031 be approved.