Earlier this year I wrote to the Prime Minister regarding the possibility of Stoke Mandeville being the centre of the flame lighting ceremony for all future Paralympic Games. I have now received a reply and as you will see the Prime Minister has asked to be kept up to date on developments.
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Last week I received a letter from AVDC to inform me that a six week publicity period for the proposed Vale Of Aylesbury Plan has now commenced and will be running until 5pm on Wednesday 19th June. During this period, the public are able view the proposals in detail and submit their comments on its legal compliance and soundness, before it is submitted to Government for independent examination.
These proposals outline the emerging development plan for the entire District until 2031. Among other things, the Plan sets out strategic objectives for:
- Housing figures
- Economic Growth
- Job creation
- Environmental protection
- Local planning principles
To view the proposals and download the relevant publication material, please follow the link below:
Alternatively, you can ask request a DVD or paper copies of the publication material by calling 01296 585439 or emailing VAPconsult@aylesburyvaledc.gov.uk . Comment forms can also be obtained through these channels.
I should emphasise that comments must be submitted by 19th June at the latest. This deadline is fixed and there is no room for flexibility.
Yesterday I received the below letter from the Post Office to inform me that unfortunately the Hampden Row Post Office will close temporarily on the 12th of June due to the retirement of the subpostmaster. The letter also states that the outreached service provided by Hampden Row Post Office to Lacey Green will temporarily close as well on the 12th of June. If constituents have any questions please get in touch.
During Community Forum meetings HS2 Ltd has indicated that there are two options for the construction of the green tunnel at Wendover. The tunnel can be constructed by either single or double faced working with double faced working cutting the construction time in half from 5 years to two and a half. Following contact from constituents who support double faced working I wrote to Alison Munro, Chief Executive of HS2 Ltd, to ask her to detail the impacts of construction for doubled faced working compared to single faced working. I have now received a reply which I have included below. To view information relating to construction of HS2 in the local area please click here.
Tomorrow as well as holding my regular constituency surgery I will be meeting with Supt Houalla, Commander of Wycombe Police, to discuss the work of Wycombe Police and any issues of concern Supt Houalla has. I am also meeting with British American Tobacco who are based in Aylesbury to meet members of their senior team.
Thames Water has recently launched a consultation on their plans for the long-term management of water resources. Given Thames Water supply water to the local area I thought this may be of interest to constituents who can click here to respond.
Tomorrow I am visiting The Diabetic Boot Company in Aylesbury to view their new innovation of a diabetic shoe. Diabetes is growing problem for many counties around the world and I’m pleased to see that one of our companies in Aylesbury is going to help so many people avoid one of the more devastating effects of this disease.
I will also be meeting with Anne Eden to discuss healthcare in Buckinghamshire.
Tomorrow I will be visiting Aylesbury High School and meeting with some of their sixth form pupils to discuss current political issues. I will also be holding my regular constituency surgery.
Tomorrow I will be holding my regular constituency surgery and speaking to Mix 96 about the latest news stories.
Recently the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government wrote an article in The Daily Telegraph entitled Trust me – I won’t let the bulldozers wreck Middle England which I thought may be of interest to constituents. To read the article please click here.