17th December 2012 - The Government has laid an Order before Parliament to revoke the Regional Spatial Strategy for the East of England. The Order will come into force on 3rd January 2013. At the Inspectors request, the Programme Officer has written to Core Strategy respondents and to the Council asking for submissions on the matter as far as it relates to the Babergh Core Strategy. The closing date is Monday 21st January 2013. See our RSS Revocation web page for more information.
7th November 2012 - Submission of Draft Core Strategy
The Council has submitted the Submission Draft Core Strategy and Main Modifications documents for examination by an independent Inspector appointed by the Secretary of State. The purpose of the examination will be to consider any outstanding representations in respect of the soundness and legal compliance of the Core Strategy document, together with any issues that the Inspector identifies as requiring consideration. The documents submitted include: