Local democracy during coronavirus

During coronavirus, we've made some changes to how we're running council meetings. See our coronavirus updates for more information on meetings and decisions.


Contact: Louise Cook  Democracy Officer

Note: Heslington Parish Council have requested an extension of time for a decision to be made on the Examiners Recommendations and progressing the Heslington Neighbourhood Plan to 30th September 2021. The City of York Council have agreed this extension of time. The Parish would like more time to consider the Examiners Recommendations. This agreement is in place in accordance with Regulation 17A of the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations. 

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This is not a formal meeting of this Local Plan Working Group.  The Council is operating its meetings in accordance with statutory requirements relating to holding ‘Covid-safe’ meetings between 7 May and 21 June 2021.  As a non-decision making body, Members of the Local Plan Working Group will continue to hold public informal sessions remotely during this period, if necessary, for the purpose of commenting and offering guidance on the business set out in the agenda. Members of the public may register to speak in the usual way set out below.


Declarations of Interest


At this point in the meeting, Members are asked to declare:


·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests


which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.




Minutes pdf icon PDF 113 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting of the Local Plan Working Group held on 20 April 2021.


Public Participation

At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee.


Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at remote meetings.  The deadline for registering at this meeting is 5:00pm on Friday 14 May 2021.


To register to speak please visit www.york.gov.uk/AttendCouncilMeetings to fill out an online registration form.  If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting, please contact the relevant Democracy Officer, on the details at the foot of the agenda.


Webcasting of Remote Public Meetings


Please note that, subject to available resources, this remote public meeting will be webcast including any registered public speakers who have given their permission. The remote public meeting can be viewed live and on demand at www.york.gov.uk/webcasts.


During coronavirus, we've made some changes to how we're running council meetings. See our coronavirus updates (www.york.gov.uk/COVIDDemocracy) for more information on meetings and decisions.


Heslington Neighbourhood Plan - Examiner's Report pdf icon PDF 508 KB

This report asks Members to recommend to Executive to agree the Examiner’s recommendations to enable the Neighbourhood Plan to proceed to Referendum.

Additional documents:


Urgent Business

Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.

Democracy Officer:


Name: Louise Cook

Contact Details:

·        Telephone – (01904) 551031

·          E-mail –   louise.cook@york.gov.uk



For more information about any of the following please contact the Democracy Officer responsible for servicing this meeting:


·        Registering to speak

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports and

·        For receiving reports in other formats


Contact details are set out above.



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