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Neighbourhood Planning Referendums

Bardsey-cum-Rigton

Leeds City Council has decided that under Regulation 18 of the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations (2012) (as amended), Bardsey-cum-Rigton Neighbourhood Plan meets the Basic Conditions and should proceed to Referendum.

The Neighbourhood Plan Referendum will take place on Thursday 12th October, and wil​l decide on the following question:

“Do you want Leeds City Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Bardsey-cum-Rigton to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?”

The Referendum Area will be based on the former Parish Boundary as recommended by the Examiner. The Referendum Documents are available below:


For further information about the Neighbourhood Development Plan, including the background documents, please see the Bardsey-cum-Rigton Parish Council website.


Boston Spa

Leeds City Council has decided that under Regulation 18 of the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations (2012) (as amended), Boston Spa Neighbourhood Plan meets the Basic Conditions and should proceed to Referendum.

The Neighbourhood Plan Referendum will take place on Thursday 12th October, and will decide on the following question:

“Do you want Leeds City Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Boston Spa to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?”

The Referendum Documents are available below:

For further information about the Neighbourhood Development Plan, including the background documents, please see the Boston Spa Parish Council Website.



Barwick in Elmet and Scholes

Leeds City Council has decided that under Regulation 18 of the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations (2012) (as amended), Barwick in Elmet and Scholes Neighbourhood Plan meets the Basic Conditions and should proceed to Referendum.

The Neighbourhood Plan Referendum will take place on Thursday 12th October, and will decide on the following question:

“Do you want Leeds City Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Barwick in Elmet and Scholes to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?”

The Referendum Documents are available below:

For further information about the Neighbourhood Development Plan, including the background documents, please see the Barwick in Elmet and Scholes Parish Council Website.



Collingham Neighbourhood Plan


Results of Referendum

A Referendum relating to the Collingham Neighbourhood Development Plan was held on 27th April 2017. The Information Statement, Referendum timetable and the Notice of Referendum are available via the document links below.

The Referendum was held to decide on the following question:

Do you want Leeds City Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Collingham to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?

The results were as follows:

Response Votes
Yes 401 (91.9%)
No 34 (7.7%)
Turnout  21.9%


Available documents:


For further information about the Collingham Neighbourhood Development Plan, including all background documents, please see our Neighbourhood Planning webpage and the Collingham with Linton Parish Council web site.

 


Clifford Neighbourhood Plan


Results of Referendum
A Referendum relating to the Clifford Neighbourhood Development Plan was held on Thursday 26 January 2016. The Information Statement, Referendum timetable and the Notice of Referendum are available via the document links below.

The Referendum was held to decide on the following question:
Do you want Leeds City Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Clifford to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?

There was considerable support for the Plan with more than 91% of the votes cast in favour of it. The results were as follows:

Response Votes
Yes 290 (91.77%)
No 26 (8.22%)
Turnout  23.81%

The Examiner recommended that subject to proposed modifications, the Plan met the Basic Conditions and should proceed to Referendum. The Examiner recommended that the Referendum Area should be the Clifford Neighbourhood Area. We consider that Referendum Plan (modified as set out in the Decisions Statement) meets the Basic Conditions and agrees that the Referendum Area is the Clifford Neighbourhood Area.

The Referendum will be conducted in accordance with procedures which are similar to those used at local government elections.

A person is entitled to vote in the Referendum if on 26th January 2017:

(a) he/she is entitled to vote in an election of any Councillor of Leeds City Council whose area is in the Referendum area and
(b) his/her qualifying address for the election is in the Referendum area.

A person's qualifying address is, in relation to a person registered in the register of electors, the address in respect of which he or she is entitled to be so registered:

The Referendum expenses limit that will apply in relation to the Referendum is £2440.18.

The number of persons entitled to vote in the Referendum by reference to which that limit has been calculated is 1325.

A number of specified documents may be inspected at:

Leeds City Council Electoral Services,
Level 2, Town Hall,
The Headrow,
Leeds LS1 3AD
(opening hours: 8.30am to 5pm - Monday to Thursday and 8.30am to 4.30pm on Fridays).

For more information, please email electors@leeds.gov.uk.


Available documents

For further information about the Clifford Neighbourhood Development Plan, including all background documents, please visit the Clifford Parish Council website.



Linton Neighbourhood Plan

The Examiner recommended that subject to his proposed modifications, the Plan met the Basic Conditions and should proceed to Referendum.  He also recommended that the Referendum Area should be the Linton Neighbourhood Area. The City Council considers that the Referendum Plan (modified as set out in the Decisions Statement) meets the Basic Conditions and agrees that the Referendum Area is the Linton Neighbourhood Area.

Results of Referendum
A Referendum relating to the Linton Neighbourhood Development Plan was held on Thursday 17 December 2015. The Information Statement, the Referendum timetable and the Notice of Referendum are available in the documents section of this page.

The Referendum was held to decide on the question:
Do you want Leeds City Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Linton to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?

There was considerable support for the Plan with more than 95% of the votes cast in favour of it. The results were as follows:

Response Votes
Yes 262 (95.97%)
No 11 (4.03%)
Turnout  48.66%

The Referendum area is identical to the area that has been designated as the Linton Neighbourhood Plan area which covers the part of the parish of Collingham with Linton that lies to the north of the River Wharfe. A map of the area is available to view.

A person is entitled to vote in the Referendum if on 17 December 2015:

(a) he/she is entitled to vote in an election of any Councillor of Leeds City Council whose area is in the Referendum area and
(b) his/her qualifying address for the election is in the Referendum area. A persons qualifying address is, in relation to a person registered in the register of electors, the address in respect of which he or she is entitled to be so registered:
The Referendum expenses limit that will apply in relation to the Referendum is £2362, plus the number of persons entitled to vote in the Referendum by reference to which that limit has been calculated (568 electors x 0.059p = £33.51) meaning a total expenses limit of £2395.51.

The Referendum will be conducted in accordance with procedures which are similar to those used at local government elections.

A number of specified documents may be inspected at:

Leeds City Council Electoral Services,
Level 2, Town Hall,
The Headrow,
Leeds LS1 3AD
(opening hours: 8.30am to 5pm - Monday to Thursday and 8.30am to 4.30pm on Fridays).

For more information, please email electors@leeds.gov.uk.


Available documents

The documents available on this page are:


Further information

For further information about the Linton Neighbourhood Development Plan, including all background documents, please see our Neighbourhood Planning page and the Linton Neighbourhood Plan website.

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