Early Engagement consultation for Kingston Council's Local Plan

Angus Scott made this Freedom of Information request to Kingston upon Thames Borough Council

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Dear Kingston upon Thames Borough Council,

Please can you send me the following information:

1a. The number of responses received to the Early Engagement consultation for the new Local Plan (the "consultation") received via the council's online survey showing how many were received in each 7 day period from the first to the last day of the consultation period

1b. Each figure in 1a. above to be broken down in to responses received by
i. Kingston residents,
ii. people working for businesses located within Kingston Borough, with company name of each business respondee
iii. statutory consultees
iv. responses from individuals not resident in the Borough
v. people working for businesses from outside the Borough, with company name of each Business respondee,
vi. other entitities, bodies, or individuals or any other type of respondee with description of type of respondee

2. The number of responses to the consultation received in any other way than through the online survey, including by email or in writing or in any other form and separated out in to such categories, and broken down in the same way as in 1b above but including additionally:
vii. responses gathered at events held by the council throughout the Borough at which the Local Plan or consultation was discussed

3. Please can you send me the responses to the consultation received from all statutory consultees

4. a.Please can you send me information in whatsoever form it was received, whether by email, via the online survey, by letter, or in any other written form, that the council gathered since the launch of the consultation until today's date, in which a person objected to the consultation process in some way; b. Please can you confirm the total number of comments you received to the consultation - either as general emails or letters or via social media, or in the form of responses to the consultation itself that included an objection to the consultation process

Yours faithfully,

Angus Scott

RBK FOI, Kingston upon Thames Borough Council

Dear Angus Scott,
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I acknowledge your request for information received on 09/09/2019 relating
to Early Engagement consultation for Kingston Council's Local Plan.
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Customer Experience Team

Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
London Borough of Sutton


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Local Plan, Kingston upon Thames Borough Council

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Dear Mr Scott

I refer to your recent request for information concerning the early
engagement consultation for Kingston Council’s Local Plan.


Please find attached a response to your request.
Kind regards

Strategic Planning Team

The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

Guildhall 2, High Street, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1EU


Telephone: 020 8547 5002

Email: [1][email address

Website: [2]www.kingston.gov.uk

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