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Report of the Head of Planning and Development - Kent County Council Local Transport Plan 4 - Delivering Growth Without Gridlock 2016-2031 - Consultation Response

Decision Maker: Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To consider the consultation by Kent County Council on its policy document entitled “Local Transport Plan 4” and submit the proposed response by the requisite deadline.

 

Decision:

1)  That the proposed response as set out in Section 4 of the report be agreed subject to the following amendments:

 

a)  That the first sentence of the draft response to Question 5 as set out at paragraph 4.10 of the report of the Head of Planning and Development be amended to read: “With respect to rail and bus improvements the document would benefit from clarification as to how KCC will work to influence the new Southeastern franchise from 2018 with regard to London services, in particular to prioritise services to London Cannon Street.”

 

b)  That the first two sentences of the draft response to Question 7 as set out at paragraph 4.17 be retained, and that the remainder of the paragraph be deleted.

 

c)  That the draft response to Question 7 as set out at paragraph 4.18 be deleted.

 

2)  That the response as amended be forwarded to Kent County Council as the Borough Council’s formal response to the Local Transport Plan 4 consultation by the deadline of 30 October 2016.

 

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Cheryl Parks Email: cherylparks@maidstone.gov.uk Email: cheryl.parks@midkent.gov.uk.

Report author: Cheryl Parks

Publication date: 12/10/2016

Date of decision: 11/10/2016

Decided: 11/10/2016 - Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee

Effective from: 20/10/2016

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