Author Archives: Lesley

Cabinet Meeting Postponed Again!

The cabinet meeting at which the Princes Parade business case was to be discussed has been postponed. Here is the email from the council: “As you are aware, the report relating to the business case for Princes Parade was due to be discussed by Overview and Scrutiny on 29 January and Cabinet on 30 January […]

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New Environment Agency Letter

The EA’s letter dated 15.1.19 in which they reluctantly accept that the surface water from the proposed development can be drained into the canal has been taken down from the council’s website and replaced by this letter Ea Letter 17.1.19 which more clearly states that they are withdrawing their objection.

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Exclusion of the Public from the Cabinet Meeting on 30th January 2019

The council has given notice that it intends to exclude the public (and therefore preventing us from seeing the agenda papers) from at least part the cabinet meeting where the Princes Parade business plan will be discussed. http://www.folkestone-hythe.gov.uk/moderngov/mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=16689&PlanId=253 We sent our objections to Dr Priest and here is her response : “Thank you for your emails […]

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Delayed Freedom of Information Request

On 29 October we put in this FoI request to the council: “Please provide me with all correspondence since 1 Jan 2018 , including any brief/instructions, to or from Arlingclose Ltd in relation to the Princes Parade project.” The council deemed it an EIR not an FoI (as they are unfortunately entitled to do) and […]

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Business Plan Discussion Postponed

Just received this notification from the District Council: Please note that the Princes Parade item will not be ready for consideration at the December meeting of the Cabinet and has therefore been deferred. We have not yet confirmed a date for the item to be heard, but I will keep you informed.

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