medic2007 wrote:Hello?! Did you not read my message at the top of this thread.Congratulations Helen on a very positive meeting, it was great meeting you
I wrote:- declare any interests in/affiliations to organisations you write about. This is required by the forum rules.
In particular anyone who is a FoAP committee member (past or present) should say so when they post here - even if they choose not to post under their own name, which is fine.
medic2007 wrote:I'm no expert, but surely that's not how the appeal will work? I would imagine that it will be all about the plans as they stood at the last planning committee meeting and whether the committee was entitled to turn them down.The charity may well come back with amended plans on appeal, these may be more appealing to the friends and park users.
medic2007 wrote:That's an odd way of looking at - the motion said nothing about "opposing all development" - indeed Neil was quite clear about that in his speech.However if we had voted to oppose all development our hands would be tied!
loafer wrote:and you were obviously confident that you would win from your speech.
loafer wrote:I think that the members who pointed out that these plans will evolve through negotiations as we move towards the appeal means were right and that your proposal failed because the majority thought that taking an entrenched position now won't help anyone.
loafer wrote:Probably the differences of opinion will be over whether any comprimises/changes that the developer makes are sufficient to withdraw the objection as the appeal gets closer, but this will all be later on.
James Hatts wrote:Results of the vote for ordinary committee members (I think there were seven vacancies - can someone confirm? My note-taking has failed me)
Maisie Payton - 89
Joss Brushfield - 75
Cathy Golding - 73
Dr Lyn Pilowsky - 70
Janet Simpson - 71
Merja Myllylahti - 68
Linda Barrett - 29
Sarah O'Connell - 26
Anu Mitra - 26
Dawn Assadar - 20
Shaun Milton - 18
Katrina Chapman - 16
Peter Robathan - 13
David Toothill - 10
Jennifer Wood - 7
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