Agenda and minutes

On rising of Council Meeting, Planning Committee - Tuesday, 19th November, 2019 11.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4XX

No. Item


Declarations of Interest


Councillor Bradford had been granted a dispensation to speak and vote on agenda item 4. Councillors Daws and Mullone had been granted a dispensation to speak on the same item.


Local Government (Access to information) Act 1985 Exclusion of the Public and Press




In accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 5 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.



Planning Appeal Update - NEWTON ABBOT - 18/01276/MAJ - Land At Wolborough Barton, Coach Road


In the absence of delegated authority to address pertinent issues, the Committee considered exempt information regarding the Council’s case at the forthcoming appeal.  An amendment to a motion to adjourn the meeting for further information, was moved and seconded and it was resolved to continue with the meeting. 


Following discussion, it was proposed and seconded that the Council proceed with Option 2 as outlined at the meeting.  This proposal was not carried (6 votes for, 6 against and 3 abstentions).  Following further consideration of the options, it was proposed and seconded and subsequently




That Councillors Bradford, Patch and MacGregor meet with the Council’s inquiry team, and Councillor Wrigley submit written representation, with a view to addressing identified Option 1 issues, failing which the Council proceed with Option 2 as amended. 


(12 votes for, 0 against and 3 abstentions). 


Meeting commenced at 12.05pm and finished at 2.34pm