Futures Forum: Transparency and process in East Devon... a summary
TRANSPARENCY AND PLANNING:
Ottery St Mary:
Following on from accusations of 'breaking confidentiality'
What brings a council into disrepute? | Sidmouth Independent News
Kangaroo courts and secret meetings | Sidmouth Independent News
Private meetings with developers: the law and the honourable way of dealing with this | Sidmouth Independent News
Ottery Town Council have decided to release their 'secret' notes from their meeting with potential developers:
We have nothing to hide, says councilHarvey GavinWednesday, December 18, 2013
Councillors have defended their decision to hold a private meeting with a developer, saying their only aim is to keep residents informed.
We have nothing to hide, says council - News - Sidmouth Herald
The long battles over planning permission at Budleigh suggest that the District Council "faces the real risk of legal challenge from objectors whenever they attempt to push procedural boundaries to support their recommendation."
High Court judge gives go-ahead for the demolition of Britain's last Admiralty longboat house in Budleigh Salterton | Exeter Express and Echo
Budleigh Salterton Time Team Coast Mark Horton longboat Devon | Western Morning News
Jurassic Coast World Heritage-disappearing Site ..further erosion at Budleigh | Sidmouth Independent News