Our message to Cherwell Councillors: There areĀ  better choices.

Kidlington Development Watch wrote to all 48 Cherwell District Councillors on 17th February.

KDW's letter to Cherwell Councillors
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Many other groups and individuals also wrote to explain their concerns and to ask Councillors to reject the proposals.

  • the Plan is unsound;
  • the Plan is unlawful;
  • there are no demonstrable exceptional circumstances to justify removing land from the Green Belt;
  • the planning process has been deeply flawed in a number of significant ways including with regard to infrastructure issues; and
  • there are robust grounds for legally challenging the proposed submission.

"it would be reckless and irresponsible for Councillors to agree .... The Cherwell LP Part 1 Review should at the very least be held in abeyance until after Oxford's Local Plan has been completed"

CPRE Oxon CDC Briefing Feb2018.pdf
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