Neighbourhood Planning Referendums

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Holbeck Neighbourhood Plan


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 Holbeck 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 Holbeck Neighbourhood Area.

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

A person is entitled to vote in the Referendum if on 3rd March:

(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 £2503.95.

The number of persons entitled to vote in the Referendum by reference to which that limit has been calculated is 2406.

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:


Thorp Arch


Results of Referendum

A referendum relating to the Thorp Arch Neighbourhood Development Plan was held on 7th December 2017. The referendum documents are available via the documents links below.

The referendum was held to decide the following question:

Do you want Leeds City Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Thorp Arch to help it decide planning applications in the Neighbourhood Area?

See the Declaration of the Result of Poll (PDF 82KB)

ResponseVotes
Yes 236 (92.197%)
No 20 (7.81%)
Turnout  39.2%

The Referendum Documents are available below:

For further information about the Neighbourhood Development Plan, including the background documents, please see the Thorp Arch Neighbourhood Plan website.


Bardsey-cum-Rigton


Results of Referendum

A Referendum relating to the Bardsey-cum-Rigton Neighbourhood Development Plan was held on 12th October 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 Bardsey-cum-Rigton to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?

See the Declaration of the Result of Poll (PDF 86KB). The results were as follows:

ResponseVotes
Yes 745 (93.82%)
No 49 (6.18%)
Turnout  40.12%


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

The Neighbourhood Plan Referendum took place on Thursday 12th October, and decided 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


Results of Referendum

A Referendum relating to the Boston Spa Neighbourhood Development Plan was held on 12th October 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 Boston Spa to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?

See the Declaration of the Result of Poll (PDF 85KB). The results were as follows:

ResponseVotes
Yes 865 (89%)
No 107 (11%)
Turnout  27.17%

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

The Neighbourhood Plan Referendum took place on Thursday 12th October, and decided 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


Results of Referendum

A Referendum relating to the Barwick in Elmet and Scholes Neighbourhood Development Plan was held on 12th October 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 Barwick in Elmet and Scholes to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?

See the Declaration of the Result of Poll (PDF 85KB). The results were as follows:

ResponseVotes
Yes 1335 (92.77%)
No 104 (7.23%)
Turnout  35.72%

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

The Neighbourhood Plan Referendum took place on Thursday 12th October, and decided 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:

ResponseVotes
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:

ResponseVotes
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:

ResponseVotes
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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Microsoft Word - Linton Neighbourhood Plan Examiner's Report.docxhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/Linton Neighbourhood Plan Examiner's Report.pdf236460pdf
Linton Summary of Reps submitted to Independent Examinerhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/04 Summary of Reps submitted to LCC and examiner.pdf115599pdf
Draft Linton Neighbourhood Planhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/LNP-Final-Hi-Res.pdf6289711pdf
Internal Memohttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/05 LNP Compliance Statement.pdf56125pdf
Guidance Note of Town Planninghttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/06 LNP General information.pdf97333pdf
Linton Neighbourhood Area boundary Planhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/07 Linton Neighbourhood Area boundary.pdf161169pdf
Linton Decision Statementhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/Linton Decision Statement.pdf428434pdf
01 Barwick Referendum Plan LRhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/01 Barwick Referendum Plan LR.pdf2300123pdf
04 Bardsey cum Rigton Decision Statementhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/04 Bardsey cum Rigton Decision Statement.pdf502836pdf
04 Barwick Decision Statementhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/04 Barwick Decision Statement.pdf371853pdf
04 Boston Spa NP Decision Statementhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/04 Boston Spa NP Decision Statement.pdf605244pdf
08 Barwick Neighbourhood Area Maphttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/08 Barwick Neighbourhood Area Map.pdf1945326pdf
08 Boston Spa Neighbourhood Areahttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/08 Boston Spa Neighbourhood Area.pdf2825184pdf
Neighbourhood Plan Areahttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/08 Collingham Neighbourhood Area Boundary.pdf1169581pdf
Linton Information Statementhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/08(i) LNP Information Statement.pdf584442pdf
08A Revised Bardsey Neighbourhood Areahttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/08A Revised Bardsey Neighbourhood Area.pdf1896778pdf
08B Bardsey cum Rigton Referendum Areahttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/08B Bardsey cum Rigton Referendum Area.pdf83992pdf
Internal Memohttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/07 Bardsey cum Rigton Information Statement.pdf132342pdf
Internal Memohttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/07 Barwick in Elmet and Scholes Information Statement.pdf276312pdf
Bardsey Neighbourhood Plan Notice of Pollhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/11 Bardsey Neighbourhood Plan Notice of Poll.pdf599748pdf
Barwick in Elmet and Scholes Neighbourhood Plan Notice of Pollhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/11 Barwick in Elmet and Scholes Neighbourhood Plan Notice of Poll.pdf598289pdf
Microsoft Word - Clifford Neighbourhood Plan Notice of Poll.docxhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/11 CNP Notice of Poll.pdf160554pdf
03 Bardsey Summary of Reps Submitted to LCC and Examinerhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/03 Bardsey Summary of Reps Submitted to LCC and Examiner.pdf422421pdf
03 Barwick Summary of Reps Submitted to LCC and Examinerhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/03 Barwick Summary of Reps Submitted to LCC and Examiner.pdf370636pdf
03 Boston Spa NP Summary of Reps Submitted to LCC and Examinerhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/03 Boston Spa NP Summary of Reps Submitted to LCC and Examiner.pdf396800pdf
06 Barwick NP Compliance Statementhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/06 Barwick NP Compliance Statement.pdf206554pdf
Report of the independent examinerhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/2 Holbeck NP - Examiners Report.pdf828105pdf
Decision statementhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/4 Holbeck Reg 18 Decision Statement.pdf562875pdf
Microsoft Word - Bardsey cum Rigton Examiner's Report.docxhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/02 Bardsey Examiners Report.pdf325024pdf
Microsoft Word - Examiner's_Report_BarwickinElmet_Scholes_NP_Final.docxhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/02 Barwick Examiner's Report.pdf360700pdf
Microsoft Word - Collingham Examiner's Report.docxhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/02 Collingham Examiner's Report.pdf216661pdf
The draft Holbeck neighbourhood planhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/1 Holbeck NP Referendum Version.pdf4017746pdf
Internal Memohttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/10 Bardsey cum Rigton Notice of Referendum.pdf33988pdf
Internal Memohttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/09 Bardsey cum Rigton NPR Timetable.pdf59055pdf
Referendum timetablehttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/09 LNP Timetable.pdf199877pdf
Summary of representationshttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/3 Holbeck NP Summary of Reps Submitted to LCC and Examiner.pdf263775pdf
Internal Memohttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/9 Holbeck NP Referendum Timetable.pdf58607pdf
Map of Holbeck areahttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/8 Holbecp NP Map.pdf2048915pdf
Internal Memohttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/Collingham Notice of Referendum.pdf81578pdf
Collingham Referendum Areahttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/Collingham Referendum Area.pdf1746810pdf

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