Decision details

Minerals and Waste Plan: Proposed Submission

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Economic Development seeking approval for the proposed submission version of the Minerals and Waste Plan, which if approved will be subject to formal consultation/independent examination prior to adoption.


(i)  To approve the Hampshire Minerals and Waste Plan: Partial Update – Proposed Submission Plan (Members Room Document 1);

(ii)  To delegate authority to the Executive Director Place, following consultation with the Cabinet Member for Economic Development, to make changes to the proposed submission plan prior to publication or submission, and to propose ‘main modifications’ through the examination process for public consultation, provided these are minor changes, or major changes which do not affect Southampton.

Reasons for the decision:

To meet statutory and national policy requirements to keep the Minerals and Waste Plan up to date.


To enable changes to be made to align with the approval processes of 5 separate authorities, and to ensure the efficient operation of the examination.

Alternative options considered:

To not update the Plan: this would not meet statutory and national policy requirements.

Report author: Graham Tuck

Publication date: 19/12/2023

Date of decision: 19/12/2023

Decided at meeting: 19/12/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 03/01/2024

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