Proposed Planning Changes Could ‘Ride Roughshod’ Over Motcombe Villagers’ Wishes

Cllr Peter Mouncey chaired Motcombe’s Neighbourhood Plan Committee.

80% of villagers backed the blueprint for Motcombe’s future developments in a village referendum last year.

Cllr Peter Mouncey

Peter has told the parish council he is concerned that proposed changes to England’s planning system could ‘ride roughshod’ over villagers’ interests and could lead to building on land that locals have said they wish to retain as an open space.

Listen at 9:47.