Sunday, 24 September 2017

Gillotts neighbourhood plan

The town council should not have a say in the proposed sale of land at a Henley school, according to councillors.

In May, the council was approached by Gillotts School in Gillotts Lane to give its view on the potential sale of 3.4 hectares on the school’s playing field. The sale would provide funds to improve school facilities.

However, the council’s finance strategy and management committee voted on Tuesday (27) not to respond on the grounds that it could compromise the upcoming neighbourhood plan.

Councillor Will Hamilton said: “As individuals we can all chip in but to give our view as a town council is wrong.

“It’s for people to decide, it’s not up to the town council and goes against the neighbourhood plan.

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