Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

Minutes:

There were no apologies.

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2.

MEMBERS' DECLARATIONS UNDER THE CODE OF CONDUCT IN RESPECT OF ITEMS ON THE AGENDA

Minutes:

There were no declarations.

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3.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 156 KB

To agree the public minutes of the meeting held virtually on 20 October 2020.

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Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered the public minutes of the last meeting held virtually on 20 October 2020 and approved them as a correct record.

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4.

City Plan 2036: Revisions to pre-Submission Draft Plan pdf icon PDF 166 KB

Report of the Director of the Built Environment

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Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a report of the Director of the Built Environment responding to the questions and further clarification sought by Members on suggested changes to the City Plan 2036 at their last meeting on 20 October 2020. A revised schedule of changes was also proposed.

 

With regard to the timetable for the Plan, Officers reported that, since the last meeting, they had had further confirmation from the Government’s Chief Planner that, although there is a wider planning reform agenda which will impact upon the planning system over the next 12-18 months, her strong advice to all local authorities was to continue with their Local Plan preparation process in so far as they could.

 

A Member made reference to the cross-cutting London Recharged Report which was touched upon within the paper and questioned whether anything more specific would be done with regard to planning and fed into the Local Plan. Officers agreed that the London Recharged Report was quite wide ranging and was tailored to a range of audiences including the City of London Corporation and other bodies. In preparing the report, the consultants had consulted widely with key individuals who have an influence on or view upon the future of the City. Whilst it was recognised that the report was not a specific plan in the sense that a local authority land use plan was, it was noted that it did set out some broad aims that it would be desirable for the local authority and other stakeholders to bear in mind in order to ‘recharge’ London as a vibrant City going forward. It was therefore one element of a growing evidence base that the City as a commercial centre would rebound after the current pandemic. This presumption was also reflected within the City’s own draft Plan. In the

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5.

QUESTIONS ON MATTERS RELATING TO THE WORK OF THE SUB-COMMITTEE

                                                               

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Minutes:

There were no questions.

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6.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS THAT THE CHAIR CONSIDERS URGENT

Minutes:

There were no additional, urgent items of business for consideration.

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