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Council’s Local Plan slammed for failing to fulfil “duty to cooperate”

September 25, 2017 Consultation News

Welwyn Hatfield Council’s Local Plan is hanging by a thread after an explosive public hearing with the planning inspector. The local authority’s plan for 12,000 homes by 2032 was savaged…

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How did supervision proposals advance so far without a consultation?

September 21, 2017 Consultation News

C+D’s editor asks if the promised consultation on allowing technicians to supervise medicines supply will be too little, too late As a journalist, I believe in openness and transparency. But…

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Council facing legal action

September 21, 2017 Consultation News

A LEGAL challenge is being prepared by parish councils, residents groups, and the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) after Warwick District Council pressed ahead with the adoption of its…

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Waste-to-energy campaigners win fight for judicial review hearing

September 21, 2017 Consultation News

CAMPAIGNERS fighting the waste-to-energy incinerator plant plans for Keighley are gearing up for the next stage of their fight after winning leave for a judicial review. Aire Valley Against Incineration…

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Council’s consultation accused of containing leading questions

September 20, 2017

A consultation by West Sussex Council to the public has resulted in a number of changes to the service including a change in opening and closing and the implementation of…

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Deputy leader of council voices concerns over lack of consultation

September 19, 2017

One of the most senior members of Lambeth council, Paul McGlone, deputy leader (investment and partnerships), has warned its planning committee of his “real concerns” about plans for a six-storey…

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Council receive almost 14,000 responses to consultation

September 19, 2017

Surrey County Council (SCC) has received one of its “largest ever responses” to a public consultation, after it asked people for their views on changes to community recycling centres (CRCs) . Almost 14,000…

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Healthwatch Director calls for “more transparency” in big NHS decisions

September 19, 2017

Eddie Duller OBE, a director at Healthwatch Oxfordshire, the county’s watchdog on health and social services matters, asks why the authorities are not more open about the big changes ahead.…

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MP urges CCG to stop “bogus consultation”

September 19, 2017

A Devon MP has urged his local health authority to be “honest” about the future of one the area’s hospitals and stop wasting time with “bogus consultation”. Torridge and West…

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Council in NI fail to consult residents over social housing increase

September 19, 2017

Concerns have been raised over 24 social housing units ‘foisted upon’ the residents of Gallow Hill housing estate in Athy. The issue was raised at this month’s area meeting held earlier…

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