Core Strategy - Consultation Draft

Comment ID 3347041/CSCD/11
Document Section Core Strategy - Consultation Draft Chapter 4: Area Policies CS31: Market and Coastal Towns CS31: Market and Coastal Towns [View all comments on this section]
Respondent Deleted User [View all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 19 Feb 2010
Comment
Policy CS31 should be amended to read:
"Other services, HEALTHCARE and community facilities will be encouraged within the urban areas, in locations accessible to the community which they are intended to serve, in conjunction with Core Strategy policies CS25, CS26 and CS27.

Justification:
Healthcare is an important infrastructure requirement to meet the needs of new housing development and a rising population. As a consequence, healthcare should be specifically referred to in Policy CS31, to enable NHSNS flexibility in providing facilities and services, in line with PPS 12, para 4.46.
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