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East West Rail Bedford to Cambridge routes consultation.

Decision Maker: Executive Councillor for Planning Policy and Open Spaces

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To ensure that the Council responds within the consultation period, the Executive Member is now seeking to finalise the attached Cambridge City Council response outside of the committee cycle.

Decision:

 

Non Key CAMBRIDGE CITY COUNCIL

Record of Executive Decision

 

 

 

East West Rail routes consultation response

 

 

 

Decision of:

Councillor Blencowe. Executive Councillor for Planning Policy and Transport

Reference:

19/URGENCY/P&T/2

Date of decision:   

05/03/19

 

Published on: 

13/03/19

Decision Type:

Non Key

Matter for Decision:

To ensure that the Council responds within the consultation period, the Executive Member is now seeking to finalise the attached Cambridge City Council response outside of the committee cycle.

Why the decision had to be made (and any alternative options):

Five routes between Bedford and Cambridge are being consulted upon, with the closing date March 11 2019. The preferred route is due to be announced later in the year.

 

This decision will be reported in March 19 2019 to the Planning and Transport Scrutiny Committee.

 

The Executive Councillor’s decision(s):

To support the principle of East West Rail which will support key priorities set out in the Council’s Corporate Plan 2019-22. 

Reasons for the decision:

As set out in the briefing paper from the Principal Planning Policy Officer

Scrutiny consideration:

 

 

 

 

 

Report:

The Chair and Spokespersons of Planning and Transport Scrutiny Committee were consulted prior to the action being authorised. No adverse comments were made.

 

 

 

Attached documents can be viewed with this document titled ‘Member Consultation’ and ‘Cambridge City Council response to the East-West Rail Bedford to Cambridge consultation’ on the Planning and Transport Agenda, 19 March Meeting

 

 

Conflicts of interest:

None known

 

Publication date: 13/03/2019

Date of decision: 05/03/2019