Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended)

Localism Act 2011 (as amended)

Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended)

Central Bedfordshire Council hereby gives notice of a public hearing relating to the Caddington and Slip End Neighbourhood Plan 2016 – 2031 submitted for examination under Regulation 17 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended).

The Caddington and Slip End Neighbourhood Plan 2016 – 2031 was submitted for examination following a consultation from 15th September to 27th October 2017. A copy of the submitted neighbourhood plan is available via the following link:

http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/planning/policy/neighbourhood-planning/caddington-slip-end.aspx

In accordance with Paragraph 9 of the schedule 4B to the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended) the independent examiner, Mr Terry Kemmann-Lane, JP DipTP FRTPI MCMI, has decided that a hearing is required for the purpose of receiving oral representations.

The hearing will take place at the Heathfield Centre, Hyde Road, Caddington, LU1 4HF on Thursday 15th March 2018. The hearing will commence at 10 am. It should be noted that any member of the public may attend the hearing, however, only specific persons may make oral representation, in accordance with Paragraph 9(3) of Schedule 4B to the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended).

Further updates regarding the examination of the Caddington and Slip End Neighbourhood Plan 2016 – 2031, including in respect of the hearing, will be available via the following link:

http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/planning/policy/neighbourhood-planning/areas.aspx