St Albans finally withdraws troubled local plan in face of inspectors’ cooperation criticisms

St Albans City and District Council has voted to withdraw its draft local plan from examination after inspectors found that it had failed the duty to cooperate, saying it will now “start afresh” on a new development strategy focusing “more on climate change and sustainability”.

by Gavin McEwan
St Albans Council offices. Image: Ian Capper / geograph (CC BY-SA 2.0)
St Albans Council offices. Image: Ian Capper / geograph (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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