Adoption of transport policy documents

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Matthew Phillips

Dear Durham County Council,

On your web site at there is a section entitled "Supporting Transport Policy - Adopted Documents" which includes, among others, the following two documents:

Durham City Sustainable Transport Delivery Plan, 2019-2035
Parking and Accessibility Standards 2019

Earlier versions of both of these documents were included in the consultation round last summer at the same time as the County Durham Plan Preferred Options. It appears from the web page that both have now been adopted. I have looked through the cabinet meetings, full council meetings and highways committee meetings since July and cannot see any report or decision to adopt these documents.

Could you please give me the following information:
1) An explanation of the process by which these documents were adopted, and the dates they came into force.
2) A summary of the consultation responses and changes arising from the summer 2018 consultation, if available.
3) Any reports produced for the decision-makers in the course of adoption.
4) A copy of Appendix A referenced on pages 19 and 28 of the "Durham City Sustainable Transport Delivery Plan, 2019-2035" which is not included in the version available for download, together with any other appendices that may be missing.
5) Whether the appendices have also been adopted.

Yours faithfully,

Matthew Phillips

Freedom of Information, Durham County Council


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Lawrence Serewicz, Durham County Council

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Dear Matthew Phillips,


Please find attached our response to your request for information.

If you have any further questions or need any additional information,
please contact the Information Management Team at [email address].


Yours sincerely,


Lawrence Serewicz



Lawrence Serewicz

Information and Records Manager

Durham County Council

Room 143/148 Floor 4

County Hall


County Durham



03000 268 038



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