Mr Watson addressed
the Committee, stating that the Council must publish information at
least annually to demonstrate progress with Local Plan preparation,
report any activity relating to the duty to cooperate and show the
how the implementation of policies within the Local Plan had
progressed. The report demonstrated
that the Council had continued to make good progress.
Mr Watson stated that
there were two minor amendments to the report.
Paragraph 1.18 was
The five-year housing
supply at 1 April 2018 demonstrates a surplus of 1,557 dwellings
which represents 6.5 years' worth of housing land
Paragraph 1.23 was
Between 1 April 2017
and 31 March 2018 there has been an increase of 2,142sqm in net
sales area of comparison and convenience retail floorspace from
completed permissions. However, consented permissions result in a
loss of 6,878sqm net sales.
the Authority Monitoring Report 2017/18 be approved for publication
on the Council’s website.