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17 February 2021

The Council received the final Inspector's Report in respect of the Examination of the Partial Review and, subject to a number of Main Modifications, the Inspector found the review to be ‘sound’. 

30 November 2020

The Council has published Main Modifications (NWL/10) for public consultation. A Final Sustainability Appraisal Report (NWL/11) has also been prepared, as has a schedule of Minor Modifications (NWL/12).

15 October 2020

Following the closure of the hearing session on17 October 2020 a number of additional documents have been added to the Examination library as requested by the Inspector. These are:

• A Statement of Common Ground in respect of triggers was agreed by a number of participants prior to the hearing sessions. Following discussion at the hearing sessions on 16 September 2020 the final column was added. This has been added to the Examination Library as NWL/07;
• During discussion at the hearing sessions on 17 September 2020 the Inspector asked the district council to submit further information regarding the preparation of a new strategic B8 study. A report has been provided from Harborough District Council regarding the commissioning of the study, added to the Examination Library as NWL/08;
• Following discussion at the hearing sessions on 16 September 2020 the Joint Strategic Planning Manager for Leicester and Leicestershire provided an update regarding progress in respect of the preparation of the Leicester and Leicestershire Statement of Common Ground. This has been added to the Examination Library as NWL/09.

29 September 2020

At the hearing sessions the Inspector asked the district council to produce an agreed action list.  This has been added to the examination Library as NWL/06 .

14 September 2020

The Draft City of Leicester Local Plan was added to the examination library as OTH/02 and a Leicester City Housing Trajectory (cummulative supply V requirements) was added as OTH/03 .

14 September 2020

A Joint Position Statement relating to Leicester's Housing and Employment Land Needs (September 2020) has been added to the examination library as OTH/01 .

14 September 2020

The Insepctor has issued her Agenda for Thursday 17 September 2020 .

11 September 2020

The Inspector has issued her Agenda for Wednesday 16 September 2020 .

10 September 2020

The inspector has issued her Agenda for Tuesday 15 September 2020 , the first day of the hearings. The rest of the agendas will be published shortly.

08 September 2020

A Statement of Common Ground has been agreed with a number of representors. It has been added to the examination library as NWL/03  . The Council has also issued a revised Statement of Community Involvement. This can be viewed in the examination library as NWL/04 .

08 September 2020

The Inspector has issued an additional question for the Council regarding recent changes to the Use Classes Order.  It can be viewed in the examination library as as INS/05 .

03 September 2020

The Inspector has updated her Guidance note for participants in the virtual hearings.  It can be viewed in the examination library as INS04a .

24 August 2020

The Inspector has published a Guidance note for participants in the virtual hearings. It can be viewed in the examination library as INS/04.

04 August 2020

The Examination Hearings will commence at 10:00 on Tuesday 15 September 2020 and will take place virtually via Microsoft Teams. The inspector has issued a draft programme for the hearings. This can be found in the examination library as INS/03. Her Guidance note for the virtual hearings will be published in the next few days.

21 April 2020

All responses to the Inspector's Matters, Issues and Questions   document (INS/02) have now been published.  They can be viewed on the Hearing   Statements page..

09 April 2020

Given the current situation and to ensure that everyone with a right   to be heard can attend the hearings, and that the examination proceeds as   efficiently as possible, the Inspector has decided to postpone the   hearings scheduled for the week commencing 12 May 2020. She is unable to   commit to a date for the rescheduled hearings at this stage. Please check the   examination webpage regularly for any updates.

07 April 2020

The Inspector has published a revised list of Matters, Issues and   Questions. Issue 2 Question 3 has been amended for clarification.  It   can be viewed in the examination library as INS/02a.

16 March 2020

The Inspector has produced a list of Matters, Issues and Questions to   provide focus ahead of the Hearing sessions in May.  It can be viewed in   the examination library as INS/02.

03 March 2020

The inspector has produced a Guidance note which includes a draft   timetable for the examination. This can be viewed in the examination library   as INS/01.       

21 February 2020

The Secretary of State has appointed Louise Gibbons BA(Hons) MRTPI as   Inspector to undertake the Examination.

18 February 2020

The Council submitted the Local Plan Partial Review to the Planning   Inspectorate on 18 February 2020.

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