CPRE, the Campaign to Protect Rural England, is concerned, as indeed the Council is, at the impact on this sensitive area of meeting the (hypothesised) future housing needs of the District.
Whilst the proposed plan describes all the planning and
other constraints, from the AONB and the Green Belt to the poor – unavoidably
poor in many cases – road structures and lack of appropriate new employment
land, it appears the Council considers that these constraints must be
overridden or ignored, as failing to meet hypothetical housing need in full
will lead to rejection of your Strategy and a consequent developers’ free for
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