The Protect our Little Corner of Waverley and Dunsfold Airfield in particular couldn’t have stumbled upon another mistake by ‘YOUR WAVERLEY’ – a BIG MISTAKE…
The Waverley Webbers have trawled through a sheaf of pages containing the Constitution that ‘Your Waverley” lives and breathes by.
And there … hidden in its depths are these rules by which councillors must abide when they cannot attend particular council meetings, and substitutes are appointed in their place.
The POW group is seeking a Judicial Review into the decision made by the council’s Joint Planning Committee to permit 1,800 homes on the airfield on the Surrey/Sussex border.
Separately a 12-day public inquiry is to take place on July 18 before a Government Inspector after it was called in by the Secretary of State after being persuaded to do so by Guildford MP Anne Milton.
‘Your Waverley’ has also included a total of 2,300 homes at Dunsfold Park in its Local Plan which was adopted before the Dunsfold decision was made.
The silly Summer season will become a very serious Summer season, when the Local Plan is examined in public on June 27 the Dunsfold Inquiry takes place on July 18 , and Thakeham Homes application for over 465 homes in Alfold goes before Waverley Planners, and a Government Inspector at Appeal during the same period.
This rule on substitution of members has been taken from the Council’s Constitution.
P.S. We have also trawled through the minutes of meetings for the past two/three years and cannot find any decision made by the Full Council which changes this Substitution protocol. Could this possible mistake affect many hundreds of decisions… surely not?
No doubt – “Your Waverley” will explain?