Why I voted as I did planning meeting 30.07.14

Why I voted as I did planning meeting 30.07.14

Development Mytchett Place
Planners Recommendations: defer and delegate, then approve
Issues of Contention: the protected species, and size
How I voted: for, matter unanimous
Why: no reason not to, there was no compelling reason not to do this

Development 52 Park Street Camberley
Planners Recommendations: defer and delegate and then approve
Issues of Contention: no objections registered, no complaints from residents, but no car park spaces and no bike parking… Amendment for car parking spaces?
How I voted: against, matter carried 9-5
Why: there is no parking and we know it, real problem

Development 1-3 Beaumaris Parade Frimley
Planners Recommendations: grant
Issues of Contention: few residents not happy, but no planning issues, concerns with size and access by Lorries, impact on SPA,
How I voted: for, matter carried by 10-4
Why: no reason not to, there was no compelling reason not to do this, in spite of the size…

Development Land to the rear of 38-40 High St. Bagshot
Planners Recommendations: refuse
Issues of Contention: no real change to previous applications, and there is no SANG capacity
How I voted: against, unanimous
Why: not viable

Development Hagthorn Farm Pennypot Lane Chobham
Planners Recommendations: defer and delegate, then approve
Issues of Contention: none so far
How I voted: for, carried by 13-1
Why: no reason not to, there was no compelling reason not to do this

Development 17 Sefton Close West End
Planners Recommendations: approve
Issues of Contention: none, the applicant is a Councillor which is why it has come to the committee. 1 letter of objection & 4 letters of support
How I voted: for, matter approved 12-2
Why: no reason not to, there was no compelling reason not to do this

Development The Red House on Lake Road Deepcut
Planners Recommendations: approve
Issues of Contention: none put forward
How I voted: for, unanimous
Why: no reason not to, there was no compelling reason not to do this

Development 117 London Road Camberley, VW Garage
Planners Recommendations: approve
Issues of Contention: none
How I voted: for, unanimous
Why: no reason not to, there was no compelling reason not to do this

Development 179 London Road Camberley
Planners Recommendations: approve
Issues of Contention: none
How I voted: for, unanimous
Why: no reason not to, there was no compelling reason not to do this

Development Westways, 70 Mincing Lane Chobham
Planners Recommendations: grant plan and listed building consent
Issues of Contention: none
How I voted: for, unanimous on both
Why: no reason not to, there was no compelling reason not to do this

CU Students & Alums YankSnap

Great day on Wednesday with the University of Colorado Students giving a lecture on how the UK government works and then taking them to Parliament. Great seminar with Jamie Martin, and then great meet up with a lot of the local CU Alumni at the Craft Beer Company in Covent Garden… Check it out…