The Inspector who is to examine the Local Plan has now published a Programme for the Hearing Sessions together with Matters and Issues to be discussed. He has also published a Guidance Note to help people understand the process.  These can be found at Any queries people may have regarding the Examination process should be directed to the Programme Officer who will be happy to assist.

The Programme Officer, Ian Kemp, will act as the contact for anyone who has an interest in the Examination.  Ian is an independent Officer of the Examination and works on behalf of the Inspector to organise and manage the administrative and procedural elements of the Examination process. Everything goes through him. Any matters that anyone wishes to raise with the Inspector should be submitted via the Programme Officer Email:

The Hearing Sessions will commence at 09.30 am on Tuesday 20th November in the District Council’s Council Chamber.