Council responds to letter from Planning Inspector

The council has received a letter from the Planning Inspector, Melvyn Middleton, seeking an update on the Welwyn Hatfield Local Plan.

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Responding to this latest correspondence, Cllr Stephen Boulton, the council's Executive Member for Resources and Planning, said:

The Council acknowledges receipt of the Inspector's letter and continues to consider the points he has set out. Council officers have been in contact with the Programme Officer and continue to work positively to see on what basis we could prepare the main modifications and meet the timetable requested. Meanwhile, Cabinet has written to the government seeking their intervention regarding the challenging position put forward by the Inspector, and we are awaiting a response.


To read the Planning Inspector's letter, go to the Local Plan pages.