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GMSF Phase 2 Consultation DELAYED

by burylibdems on 4 April, 2017

The Council Leaders who sit on the Greater Manchester Combined Authority have delayed the next phase of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework.

A revised version of Greater Manchester Spatial Framework, due out in March, has been delayed by six months. The proposals, which at present include plans to decimate Greater Manchester’s greenbelt, will now be out in <strong>September</strong>, with consultation period extended from six to 12 weeks.

There was a massive public response to the first stage of consultation with over 25,000 responses received. Many local people have campaigned against the proposals to destroy so much green belt land. Liberal Democrat councillors across Greater Manchester have used their local Council meetings to propose that the GMSF process be scrapped.

More information on this as soon as we have it.

<a href=”http://timpickstone.mycouncillor.org.uk/2016/10/21/massive-plans-to-build-on-green-belt/green-belt-mapjpg/” rel=”attachment wp-att-4328″><img class=”alignnone wp-image-4328″ src=”http://timpickstone.mycouncillor.org.uk/files/2016/10/Green-Belt-MapJPG.jpg” alt=”” width=”720″ height=”506″ /></a>

The full report being considered by the GMCA is <a href=”https://www.greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk/download/meetings/id/1881/joint_gmca_and_agma_executive_-_31_march_2017_merged”>here</a> (it’s not very detailed). (Page 25)

Highlights are here.

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  1. Philip Brown says:

    This isn’t a planned last resort to use greenbelt. It’s the first and there’ll be nothing left.

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