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News Articles with the Tag "housing"
The leader of Mebyon Kernow has re-affirmed his call for Cornwall to be able to decide its own policies for planning and housing. Cllr Dick Cole’s latest intervention came after the UK Government launched a consultation on plans to “boost housing supply,” which includes the introduction of a “standard method for calculating local authorities’ housing need.”
Published: 15th September 2017
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Two Cornwall Councillors from Clay Country have described themselves as “very saddened” at the outcome of the latest Strategic Planning Committee (Thursday 30th March), which saw the 1,500 property “eco-community“ secure a planning permission.
Published: 5th April 2017
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Two Mebyon Kernow councillors have issued a last-ditch appeal to the Inspector reviewing the Cornwall Local Plan to remove the so-called “eco-community” from the document.
Published: 22nd August 2016
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At the most recent meeting of Mebyon Kernow members in the St Austell and Newquay constituency, Party Leader Cllr Dick Cole demanded greater local control on planning matters.
Published: 22nd February 2016
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A Senior Mebyon Kernow has condemned the London Government for forcing the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) on the people of Cornwall, despite it being not fit for purpose.
Published: 10th February 2016
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Mebyon Kernow members will be meeting in St Dennis on Friday 12th February to plan a wide-ranging campaign on matters relating to planning and housing.
Published: 1st February 2016
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In a debate on the content of the Cornwall Local Plan, two Mebyon Kernow councillors have failed in their bid to have the so-called “eco-community” for West Carclaze and Baal removed from the document.
Published: 16th December 2015
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At the last four-hour meeting of the Planning Policy Advisory Committee at Cornwall Council (Tuesday 17 November), Cllr Dick Cole argued that the so-called eco-community should be removed from the latest draft of the Cornwall Local Plan.
Published: 24th November 2015
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Following the decision of a Planning Inspector to suspend the Public Examination into the Cornwall Local Plan and demand an “uplift” in the housing target, Mebyon Kernow has repeated its call that all decisions about planning and planning policy which affect Cornwall should be taken in Cornwall.
Published: 16th June 2015
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MK Councillor Matthew Luke has called on Cornwall Council to withdraw the planning application for a so-called 1,500 – 1,800 property eco-community near Penwithick and to cancel the project for good.
Published: 20th April 2015
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