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Better, Cheaper Homes in Dover Town and a Better DDC Local Plan please.

Planning Inspectors held 20 days of public examination hearing on our Dover district Local Plan between 14 Nov and 13 Dec 2023. The Local Plan will shape what is built where, and what is protected where, in specific planning applications for many years to come. Our spokesperson Sarah Waite-Gleave was allocated opportunities to speak up […]

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Local Greens respond to Local Plan consultation (Reg 19) 

Less fuel poverty, more honesty, more action for nature and climate! Your local Green Party team have worked hard and burnt the midnight oil, to produce this 24 page submission to the DDC Dover District Council Reg 19 consultation that will be presented to the Planning inspectorate. We want a better, fairer Plan to shape […]

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Local Plan? Greens Host 3 Public Meetings in November 

We believe Local Planning Authorities like Dover District Council should listen carefully to the public. We believe they should implement the preferences of the public, and not prioritise profits for the big UK developer lobby. So we Greens are hosting 2 on-line public meetings AND 1 in-person public meeting in November 2022 1. Thursday 17th […]

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Submission from Dover and Deal Green Party to the consultation on Dover District’s draft new Local Plan

Download the PDF version here We support the Executive Summary of the 2020 report on England’s planning processes from Transparency Intl UK;  ‘Permission Accomplished : Assessing corruption risks in local government planning’ , namely increased transparency, tighter rules, and strengthened oversight. The tenor of the Chapter 4 Vision and objectives section appears promising. But the more […]

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We’ve been busy meeting residents about DDC draft new Local Plan

At the first of our 3 on-line public meetings on Sat 13th Feb, it was great to hear so much well-informed constructive discussion on whether promises in nLP to protect climate and natural world are strong enough. Very grateful to Dr Hilary Newport of CPRE Kent for attending + offering examples of good work done […]

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