Further evidence taken on the National Planning Policy Framework

07 July 2014

On 7 and 9 July the Communities and Local Government Committee holds its fourth and fifth oral evidence sessions for its inquiry into the operation of the National Planning Policy Framework.

The session on 7 July will explore the impact of the NPPF ‘on the ground’ in Gloucestershire, with particular focus on the duty to co-operate. It will take place in Cheltenham Municipal Offices. The session on 9 July concerns the impact of the NPPF on housing, including affordable housing.


7 July, in Cheltenham


  • Councillor Gerald Dee, Gloucester City Council
  • Councillor Steve Jordan, Leader, Cheltenham Borough Council
  • Councillor Robert Vines, Leader, Tewkesbury Borough Council


  • Ian Bickerton, Cheltenham Alliance (submission 111)
  • Lisa Belfield, CPRE Gloucestershire (submission 95)
  • Kim Bedford, Chief Officer, Gloucestershire Association of Parish and Town Councils (submission 167)

9 July, at Westminister


Members of the public may attend both sessions; for the 9 July see Visiting Parliament (below). A transcript of each session will be available on the inquiry page 3-4 days later, where you can also find all other written submissions.

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