By Webteam - 30th July 2015 6:09am
On July 22nd AudlemOnline published a letter from a "concerned resident" about the latest possible major housing development application coming Audlem's way.
Click here to see the letter.
We can now publish the response from Antoinette Sandbach, MP.
Thank you for your email. As you will be aware planning is a function which is exercised by the local council and is delegated to local councillors. The issue is that Cheshire East's Housing projections have been thrown out at appeal. My function is to assist local communities when the council process has ended i.e. to intervene requesting a call in from the Secretary of State.
The position in Cheshire East is that there is very little protection for local communities when the local plan is not adopted, which is the case currently. I am willing to write to the Leader of Cheshire East Council, Councillor Michael Jones requesting that the Council consider that any large scale planning applications seeking to exploit the failure of Cheshire East to get their housing projections right is a potential abuse of the planning process.
In the meantime I would like your permission to pass your email onto Councillor Bailey I know that planning rules will prevent her from publicly taking a position either for or against a planning application but in my experience she is a conscientious and hard working local councillor and I would like to pass on your email to her.
Antoinette Sandbach MP
Member of Parliament for Eddisbury
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
Ed: We received this from local resident Geoff Farr. AudlemOnline invited John Lewis Customer Services to respond on 27/07/20 but have not received a responseYou have been warned26th July 2020Some of you may know that I have been very recently widowed.It therefore follows that my only evening companion is my television.My children and grandchildren have urged me to modernise and...
Thursday 30th JulyGood morning, pleased to let everyone know, that "Thursdays beauty days" will soon return to braids salon!! We welcome Bobbie back tomorrow Thursday 30th July'!! Appointments to be made please by calling us at the salon on 01270 811540. For now we remain closed on Thursdays so call me if necessary on my mobile on 07720711938. Been lovely seeing and hearing...
It's crunch time as the application to reinstate the paths to Adderley goes to the Planning Inspectorate.Two historic paths to Adderley from Bagley Lane were closed at the Shropshire border in the 1950's by the machinations of the owner of most of Adderley parish, Lord Corbet. "There are no public paths in Adderley." he was heard to say at the time. Finally, the official...
Monday 3rd Aug
Sunday 2nd Aug
Methodist Meeting Rooms