PRESHUTE NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN
Minutes of the Preshute Neighbourhood Plan
Working Group meeting held on Tuesday 7th December 2021 remotely
Present: Cllr Peter Morgan, Cllr John Clark and Ian Mellor.
Meeting 8 - 2021/22
Apologies: Cllr Simon Mills, Sophie Roberts
55. The minutes of the meeting on 2nd November
2021 were approved as a true record.
The final quotation has been received from Cunnane.
56. Pre-Submission Draft Status
The next Locality grant application has been made and
acknowledged. Locality have requested more information on how
Cunnane have costed their work and a more detailed explanation of
the billing through the year. This funding has been complicated by
Locality requesting that we apply for funding split over two
financial years, which meant our first grant had to be applied for
and spent by 31 March 2021, with the new grant applied for and
spent before 31st March 2022. Action ongoing: PM, SR.
The Locality grant application also includes requests for funding
for printing our direct mailings for the upcoming Regulation 14
community consultation (as per statutory NP Regulations 2012).
The Travelling draft has now been updated and edited under the
working title of Pre-Submission Draft (PSD). We have received
material responses from Historic England and the Dept of the
Environment (Sustainable Places) and have sent draft PSDs to the
other key agencies for their comments.
The Historic England comments have resulted in an update to one of
the proposed Policies. Otherwise nothing substantive has been
returned that requires urgent input.
57. Covid Copse
The group decided to remove the map of the proposed
Copse locations from the PSD Reg 14 document because there hadn't
been sufficient time to consult with the key landowners about
58. Next steps
The Regulation 14 consultation process was discussed in
detail. It has already been decided that as Preshute is a rural
community, there would be no value in staging a 'show and tell'
display in a local village hall. The engagement will be by direct
mailing of a proposed policy booklet to every household with a
reply paid envelope. Responses will also be possible through the
website and using a smartphone/QR code on the booklet.
59. Next Stage
The Group discussed the format of the booklet for the Community
Engagement. As agreed at the previous meeting, the following items
will need to be included, aiming for a document that is 4 sides of
A4, with references to the website. It would include:
Outcome of the previous consultation
Brief statement of objectives leading into the Policies in full
Map of area considered for development.
Request for further input.
It was agreed it was essential to keep the booklet simple to
The Draft PSD will be shown on the website in full. This will need
formal approval, along with the booklet, at the January Parish
Council meeting ahead of the Public Consultation.
The goal for the start of the Regulation 14 consultation
is Tuesday 1st February running 6 weeks to Monday 14th March.
60. Progress on Timeline
Any revisions to the plan following the consultation would need to
be made and a report compiled. The final draft should be
approved by the PC and then submitted to WC formally under Article
15 in March/April 2022.
The group agreed the proposed timelines were currently
61. Date of next meeting
The next meeting will take place on Wednesday 19th
January 2022 at 7pm by Zoom.
The meeting finsihed at 7.45pm.