Here we list some reference links that give background information. There is a separate page for access to specific documents.
See her website, in particular her intention to protect the countryside .
27 August – The secretary of state has turned down plans for an urban extension in Cornwall after deciding that draft regional spatial strategy (RSS) figures should not be given any weight. See here.
The secretary of state decided that no weight should be placed on regional housing figures in light of his decision . . . → Read More: Cornwall case – RSS figures should not be given any weight
Campaign groups have written to Broadland, Norwich and South Norfolk Councils seeking a review of the Joint Core Strategy for Greater Norwich. More:
Wadringfield PC has just responded to a document called ‘Suffolk Estuarine Strategies – Deben Strategic Environmental Assessment: Scoping Consultation Document’. The document contains useful information about things like sensitive habitats, protected species, tourism and recreation, etc. It also has some superb maps. It doesn’t cover the Adastral site, but it does cover Newbourne Springs, . . . → Read More: Deben Strategic Environmental Assessment
Another useful source of information is the National Biodiversity Network.
From the UK biodiversity action website. See Action A8 in UK Biodiversity Plan.
See UK Biodiversity Action Plan. Note that under Policy and Legislation it says: “In areas that support lowland heathland, there should be a presumption in favour of re-establishing heathland on derelict land or land that has been used for mineral extraction. (ACTION: DoE, SO, WO).”
Three documents on housing requirements to 2031 here that are of interest.
Background reading from the Guardian.
Social Housing Shortage
Housing Crisis in the rental market.
The Communities and Local Government Webs site – Housing Section has a statement of the Government’s objectives. You may wish to measure the plan of Suffolk Coastal and BT against these.
From The Communities and Local Government Webs site – Housing Section
What we want to achieve Increase the number of houses available to . . . → Read More: New Information about what the Coalition wants to achieve
Another local Facebook Campaign. These all need cross linking.
A facebook group up to get a petition together for stopping the adastral new town , please join and share your views. i intend to show this to the council once we have enough people together. This had 185 members at the time of posting.
This is the Stop Stansted Exapansion website. Worth a look. They have a Paypal button for contributions.
Another campaign to stop a 3000 home ECO “Village”. Worth browsing for how they are running their campaign. See their website here.