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The Chairman moved:
That under Section 100 (A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item on the grounds that it may have involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 5 of part 1 of Schedule 12 (a) of the Act.
Public Enquiry Update
Report to follow
The Head of Development Services outlined the item. At the Development Panel meeting on 30 May 2017 planning application 2/2016/0751 was refused planning permission and was now the subject of a planning appeal with a public inquiry scheduled for May 2018. Counsel had been instructed to review the case and represent the Council at the public inquiry. Advice from Counsel was appended for consideration by Members and recommended that 2 of the 4 stated reasons for refusal not be contested by the Council for the reasons set out in the advice. Members were asked to consider the advice.
Councillor D Wilson moved that the Council confirm, through its submission of the statement of case that it did not intend to present evidence to defend the following stated reasons for refusal for planning application 2/2016/0751 in the appeal:
Councillor T Annison seconded the motion.
A vote was taken. The motion was unanimously agreed.
That the Council confirm, through its submission of the statement of case that it did not intend to present evidence to defend the following stated reasons for refusal for planning application 2/2016/0751 in the appeal: