Category: Consultation responses

Environmental case could stall ‘largest ever’ road programme

Last spring Transport Action Network (TAN) started  legal proceedings against the government on the grounds that it should have properly assessed environmental impacts before launching the £27 billion Road Investment Strategy (RIS2) in March 2020. The Court agreed to hear the TAN claim last July.  According to the Guardian, those grounds  have been amended with […]

Sue Roberts Interviewed about flooding

Land earmarked for thousands of new homes in south Oxfordshire remains waterlogged, with more flood warnings in place across the county. The proposal to build up to 3,000 homes near Grenoble Road was approved in December after years of debate. However, flooding at the weekend has led to concerns over whether the site is suitable. […]

Guardian interview with Sue Roberts

“UK plan to build 24,000 homes faces legal challenge” “Robert Jenrick accused of ‘massive intervention’ on scheme incompatible with commitment to climate crisis Campaigners are challenging the Oxfordshire plan on the grounds that Jenrick’s intervention was inappropriate and that the proposed number of houses breaches the government’s legally binding commitment to hit net zero by […]

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