What is the motivation?

It is becoming increasingly apparent that the draft Local Plan is not evidence-based – so what is the motivation behind it?

Councillor Bower made a telling statement in last week’s Observer in which he said: “However, a further 2,000 were added by the then government as a result of representations by those promoting a new settlement at Ford ....”

Is Arun District Council using the draft Local Plan to pursue a grudge against those who advocate a new settlement on brownfield land at Ford?

Tony Dixon

Barons Close,