Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Wednesday, 9 January 2019 9.30 a.m.

Venue: Council Chamber - South Cambs Hall. View directions

Contact: Ian Senior  03450 450 500 Email: democratic.services@scambs.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive Apologies for Absence from Cabinet members. 

2.

Declarations of Interest

3.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 69 KB

To authorise the Leader to sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 5 December 2018 as a correct record.

4.

Announcements

5.

Public Questions

6.

Issues arising from the Scrutiny and Overview Committee

7.

Cambridge Northern Fringe Area Action Plan - Issues and Options 2 pdf icon PDF 174 KB

Appendices 2, 3 and 4 are available online only. If you are currently viewing a hard copy of the agenda, please visit www.scambs.gov.uk, select ‘Show all services’ then follow the links from ‘Councillor Information’.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Cabinet

 

(a)             Approved the Cambridge Northern Fringe Issues and Options 2 for Regulation 18 public consultation in accordance with the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 for a period of six weeks jointly with Cambridge City Council (Appendix 1 to the agenda report);

 

(b)             Approved the Statement of Consultation (Appendix 2)

 

(c)             Noted the findings of the Interim Sustainability Appraisal and Equalities Impact Assessment (Appendices 3 and 4)

 

(d)             Delegated authority to the Deputy Leader to consider and agree, as is consistent with this Council’s Corporate Objectives, any changes proposed by Cambridge City Council.

 

(e)             Delegated authority to the Joint Director of Planning and Economic Development in liaison with the Deputy Leader, to make editorial changes to the Issues and Options Report and supporting documents prior to the commencement of the consultation period (to comprise minor amendments and factual updates and clarifications.

8.

Statement of Community Involvement pdf icon PDF 129 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Cabinet agreed

 

(a)             the draft Statement of Community Involvement (attached at Appendix 1) for consultation purposes;

(b)             that the consultation period will take place for six weeks between Monday 4 February and Monday 18 March 2019;

(c)             that the Joint Director of Planning and Economic Development is granted delegated authority, in liaison with the Lead Cabinet Member for Planning, to make any editing changes identified prior to publication for consultation.

9.

Local Plan and Housing Monitoring Update pdf icon PDF 172 KB

Appendix 1 is available online only. If you are currently viewing a hard copy of the agenda, please visit www.scambs.gov.uk, select ‘Show all services’ then follow the links from ‘Councillor Information’.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Cabinet agreed

 

(a)             to publish the South Cambridgeshire Authority Monitoring Report 2017-2018 (included as Appendix 1), with any further minor editing changes delegated to the Joint Director for Planning and Economic Development where they relate to technical matters;

 

(b)             that, in future, a Greater Cambridge Authority Monitoring Report is produced, and that these future Greater Cambridge Authority Monitoring Reports will be agreed for publication by the Lead Member for Planning via a decision outside of a meeting (together with the Executive Member for Planning Policy and Transport at Cambridge City Council), unless the Authority Monitoring Report identifies any significant issue with the implementation of any Local Plan or Area Action Plan policy that requires more detailed consideration by Cabinet;

 

(c)             that a decision on whether to submit a Greater Cambridge Annual Position Statement (relating to five year housing land supply) to the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) for consideration will be made by the Lead Member for Planning via a decision outside of a meeting (together with the Executive Member for Planning Policy and Transport at Cambridge City Council) and that the decision will be made before 1 April each year as required by national planning guidance;

 

(d)             that, whether or not it is decided to prepare a Greater Cambridge Annual Position Statement, the housing trajectory and five year supply calculations will be agreed by the Lead Member for Planning via a decision outside of a meeting (together with the Executive Member for Planning Policy and Transport at Cambridge City Council);

 

(e)             to seek agreement from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) that South Cambridgeshire and Cambridge should be considered together for the purposes of the Housing Delivery Test; and

 

(f)               that, if on publication of the annual Housing Delivery Test results, an Action Plan is necessary in this or future years, it will be agreed by the Lead Member for Planning via a decision outside of a meeting.

10.

Date of next meeting

6 February 2019 starting at 9.30am