Agenda

Extraordinary, Cabinet
Wednesday, 18th November, 2020 6.00 pm, CANCELLED

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Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors and officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

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2.

Urgent Decisions

To report any urgent action taken under the Constitution since the last meeting of the Cabinet.

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3.

Public Question Time

Members of the public are invited to put questions to the Chair and Cabinet Members on any matters within the powers and duties of the Cabinet, subject to the exclusions set out in the Code of Practice.  (Questions must be submitted no later than 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the meeting on the card provided.  These are available at the meeting. You can also submit via the Council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/publicquestions)

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Key Decisions

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4.

Greater Manchester Spatial Framework pdf icon PDF 172 KB

To consider a report of the Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration.

 

The GMSF has been the subject to two previous drafts in 2016 and 2019 which have been the subject of extensive evidence gathering and consultation.  The report sets out some background information in respect of the GMSF and why it is being produced.  It refers the strategic context which the plan sits within whilst referencing the plan making process to date. 

 

The report explores the proposals in a Stockport context, in particular having regard to the need to proceed with the provision of an updated planning framework to support inclusive and sustainable growth.

 

In so far as it relates to executive functions of the Council, Cabinet are recommended to approve publication and submission of the GMSF 2020 subject to amendments set out in section 11 of the report and agree delegation arrangements for finalisation and minor amendments to submission documents. 

 

Subject to the amendments set out in section 11 of this report and in so far as the matter relates to Executive functions of the Council it is recommended that the Cabinet:-

 

(1) Approve the GMSF: Publication Draft 2020, including strategic site allocations and Green Belt boundary amendments, and reference to the potential use of compulsory purchase powers to assist with site assembly, and the supporting background documents, for publication pursuant to Regulation 19 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations for a period of representations between 1st December 2020 and 26th January 2021;

 

(2) Approve the GMSF: Publication Draft 2020 for submission to the Secretary of State for examination following the period for representations;

 

(3) Delegates to the Deputy Chief Executive authority to approve the relevant Statement(s) of Common Ground required pursuant to the National Planning Policy Framework 2019; and

 

(4) Delegates authority to the Lead Chief Executive, Housing, Homelessness and Infrastructure, in consultation with the Portfolio Leader for Housing, Homelessness and Infrastructure to make minor or non-material amendments to the GMSF: Publication Draft 2020 and background documents prior to their publication.

 

Officer Contact: Emma Curle on 0161 474 3542 or email: emma.curle@stockport.gov.uk

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Greater Manchester 2040 Transport Delivery Plan and Stockport District Local Implementation Plan pdf icon PDF 175 KB

To consider a report of the Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration.

 

The report provides details of the content and publication arrangements for the refreshed Greater Manchester Transport Strategy 2040, Our Five Year Delivery Plan (2020-2025) and Local Implementation Plans.

 

The Cabinet is recommended to:-

 

(1) Endorse the refreshed Greater Manchester Transport Strategy 2040 and the final version of Our Five-Year Delivery Plan for approval by GMCA and publication in November 2020, alongside GMSF. 

 

(2) Approve the publication of the supporting Local Implementation Plan as an appendix to Our Five-Year Delivery Plan, acknowledging that these are “live” documents and will be subject to regular review and update as appropriate. 

 

Officer Contact: Sue Stevenson on 0161 474 4351 or email: sue.stevenson@stockport.gov.uk 

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6.

Adoption of Addendum to the Stockport Statement of Community Involvement (SCI) 2015 pdf icon PDF 172 KB

To consider a report of the Cabinet Member for Economy & Regeneration.

 

The report sets out an addendum to the Stockport Statement of Community Involvement which details how the Council will engage local communities and other interested parties in producing its Local Plan and determining planning applications.

 

An addendum to the SCI (2015) is now proposed to deal with the constraints on undertaking community involvement which arise from the Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020.

 

The Cabinet is recommended to give approval to the adoption of the Addendum to the Stockport Statement of Community Involvement (2015).

 

Officer Contact: Emma Curle on 0161 474 3542 or email: emma.curle@stockport.gov.uk

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7.

To consider recommendations of Scrutiny Committees

On:-

 

(a)  Matters (if any) referred to the Cabinet Meeting

 

(b)  Any called-in Cabinet Executive Decisions

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