Decision details

    HS2 Draft Planning Memorandum - Decision on Qualifying Authority Status

    Decision Maker: Council

    Decision status: Recommendations Approved

    Is Key decision?: Yes

    Is subject to call in?: No


    Whether or not to become a “qualifying authority” – allowing the Council to determine all planning matters submitted under the Planning Conditions Schedule


                The Cabinet:


    1.1       Approved the signing of the Planning Memorandum to become a ‘Qualifying Authority’ for the purpose of the High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill (the Bill).


    1.2       Requested that Council amend the Constitution to include the determination of all planning matters submitted under Schedule 17 (the Planning Conditions Schedule) of the Bill, in line with the current provisions that already exist for Phase 1 of HS2 matters under Schedule 17 of the High Speed Rail (London – West Midlands) Act 2017 as set out in the Appendix of the Cabinet report.


    Report author: Jeff Upton

    Publication date: 10/07/2019

    Date of decision: 09/07/2019

    Decided at meeting: 09/07/2019 - Cabinet

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