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Local MP is angered over ‘shameful’ Hatfield Peverel planning decisions

Category: Local News Published: 9th July 2019 - 11:50 am

Witham MP Priti Patel has expressed her anger and disappointment on behalf of local residents over three planning decisions taken by the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, which will impose development on two sites in Hatfield Peverel. The planning applications for 120 dwellings at Gleneagles Way …

Priti Patel MP continues campaign of opposition to River View development

Category: Local News Published: 18th April 2019 - 12:00 pm

Local MP Priti Patel is continuing to campaign against the decision taken by Braintree District Council to grant planning permission for development on River View and the Gimsons site in Witham. Priti has lodged a formal complaint with the Council over the decision-making process and the application being determined on …

Priti continues to support Witham Town and local residents on proposals to build on Gimsons site

Category: Local News Published: 20th March 2019 - 9:09 am

Witham MP Priti Patel has backed local residents in opposing a planning application which would have a devastating impact on the Gimsons site and River Walk in Witham. The development proposals were considered by Braintree District Council’s planning committee tonight (19 March 2019), where it was approved despite opposition from …

Campaign against Gimsons growing in strength

Published on 31st January 2019 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel, local campaigners and councillors have met to discuss the next steps to take in opposing the large housing development plans for the Gimsons site. Hundreds of local residents across Witham have been lobbying Braintree District Council to reject the plans for a wide range of reasons …

Disappointed by Drakes Lane Planning Decision

Category: Local News Published: 6th December 2018 - 10:14 am

Witham MP Priti Patel has expressed her disappointment with Chelmsford City Council over the decision taken last night [4 December 2018] to grant planning permission for nine Traveller pitches at Drakes Lane. The site is located close to the boundary of the Witham constituency and Priti has been supporting residents …

Priti calls on Council to refuse Drakes Lane application

Category: General News Published: 3rd December 2018 - 1:57 pm

Local MP Priti Patel has called on Chelmsford City Council’s Planning Committee to refuse a planning application for nine Traveller pitches on a site in Drakes Lane. The site is located next to an industrial estate and isolated from services and facilities, including schools and GP surgeries. Despite the application …

Planning Inspector rejects Handleys Lane development

Published on 21st August 2018 Published in Local News

Priti Patel MP has welcomed the decision taken by a Planning Inspector to reject a planning appeal for five large five bedroom dwellings at a site off of Handleys Lane in Wickham Bishops. Priti, who supported local residents in opposing this development, welcomed the Inspector’s finding; in particular his conclusions …

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