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Cornwall Councillors on voted 22nd September to oppose the Government’s White Paper on Planning, which seeks to introduce the frightening new “standard method for establishing housing requirement figures.” This would change Cornwall’s 20-year housing target from 52,500 to an unbelievably unsustainable 81,000 properties.
Published: 19th November 2020
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Mebyon Kernow strongly objects to the “Planning for the Future” White Paper. It is our view that there are already many problems with the existing National Planning Policy Framework, not least because of the “presumption in favour” of development which has led to unchecked and damaging development that local communities have been unable to prevent.
Published: 19th November 2020
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MK councillor Zoe Fox spoke at today's meeting of Cornwall Council's Strategic Planning Committee and opposed an unpopular proposal for an out-of-town scheme which would have had an adverse impact on Camborne.
Published: 26th July 2019
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In its response to a consultation on a revised version of the National Planning Policy Framework, Mebyon Kernow has challenged the UK Government to “go back to the drawing board” on the NPPF.
Published: 21st May 2018
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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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Callington’s Mebyon Kernow Cornwall Councillor has condemned the government enforced National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) for leaving large areas of Cornwall defenceless against major planning decisions following two approvals at last week’s Strategic Planning Committee for over 600 houses on two sites at Helston and Callington.
Published: 12th April 2016
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At a recent meeting of MK members in the St Austell and Newquay, local councillor Matt Luke spoke out against the proposal for a 1,500 property “eco-community” to the north of St Austell.
Published: 4th April 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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