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Council seeks views on how it should involve local people in the planning process during and after lockdown

March 25, 2021 Consultation News

Published: Tuesday, 23rd March 2021 Oxford City Council will begin public consultation this week over the way it involves local people in the planning process. The Statement of Community Involvement…

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Proposals on the future of Somerset local government criticised for “lack of detail and evidence”

March 25, 2021 Consultation News

Rival campaigns to shake up local government in Somerset have locked horns over a new report. The Government is currently consulting over proposals to replace the five existing Somerset councils…

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Reform of Judicial Review: making life easier for those who breach the law of consultation?

March 22, 2021 By Article

There have been those who have feared that the eagerly-awaited Independent Review of Administrative law (the Faulks Review) would recommend the end of Judicial Review as we know it. After…

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Council’s controversial 24-hour bus lane consultation criticised as “poor and flawed” and a “complete joke”

March 22, 2021

The enforcement camera on the controversial new 24-hour bus lane in Northampton may be moved after councillors criticised their own party and labelled the scheme a “cash cow.” The new…

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Benarty and Lochgelly community councils’ boundary dispute settled

March 22, 2021

A BOUNDARY change between Benarty and Lochgelly that was agreed in 2019 will remain in place after a line was drawn under the “controversial” issue at Fife Council’s meeting. The…

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Councillor sparks controversy after branding opponents of plans for a new school ‘NIMBYs’

March 22, 2021

A councillor sparked controversy after branding opponents of plans for a new school ‘NIMBYs’. The ‘outrageous’ remark was made by Coun Faisal Rana at a meeting of Rochdale council’s planning…

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The Week in Parliament

March 19, 2021 By Article

We’ve had a couple of Westminster-heavy weeks recently, so as there was little of immediate concern in the Commons or the Lords (except the lack of consultation on the proposed…

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Residents criticise lack of engagement in council’s Saughtonhall parking consultation

March 19, 2021 Consultation News

A former Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh, Norman Irons and his wife, Anne, claim that the council consultation on introducing parking charges in Saughtonhall has excluded them and…

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Stoke-on-Trent’s political map set to be redrawn – for second time in a decade

March 19, 2021 Consultation News

tCI Comment: Boundary changes have a long and relatively complicated set of rules about how they must be consulted upon. Last year, we saw the Northern Irish case of Re…

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