Bramham Parish Council – Neighbourhood Plan Steering Committee

Minutes of Meeting – Thursday 22 January 2015

PRESENT: John Lynch (Chair), Neil Ferres, Val Whitbread, Dean Burdall, Paul Marshall,

John Whitbread, Stuart Moore, John Tritchler

APOLOGIES: Nick Lane Fox

1. Apologies: Nick Lane Fox

2. Notes of previous meeting:

Notes accepted as accurate.

3. Site allocations update: At the LCC meeting the Headley site had been referred back to

officers for further consideration. The outcome will be known 12 Feb.

4. Barwick & Scholes liaison:

John L had attended the NP consultation meeting and obtained samples of their NP


John L reported that B&S were not as supportive of Headley as had been thought, but

Dean pointed out that their PC minutes show support.

5. Headley – case against:

It was agreed that the group needs to be collectively comfortable with any case made and

that tasks should be assigned within categories as follows:

Strategic issues – John L

Site specific issues – Neil (historic buildings) & Stuart (agriculture)

Local community impact – Dean to look at schools

Then all would need to consider a critical appraisal.

6. Headley campaign issues:

It was agreed to defer further discussion on consultation & engagement with residents until

the next meeting when the outcome of LCC’s further consideration of Headley is known.

7. PC references: The group will report regularly to the Parish Council and attend as


8. AOB

Proposed solar energy farm – several members are likely to attend the consultation.

NP equipment/displays – Neil offered to remove the equipment from the Village Hall to

the Red Lion.

Next Meeting: Thursday 19 February, 2015 venue tbc