Week 2 (Tuesday 22 November - Friday 26 November 2022)


Tuesday 22 November 2022

  • Inspectors’ opening announcements
  • M3. Spatial strategy and site selection methodology
    • Q3.5, Q3.6, Q3.7, Q3.8 Housing and employment allocations - site selection methodology and spatial strategy*
    • Q3.9 and Q3.10 Allocations and strategic road network**
    • Q3.11 Allocations and minerals and minerals infrastructure
  • Inspectors’ closing remarks

*All discussion relating to Protected Open Land and Safeguarded Land will be dealt with on Wednesday 23 November under Q4.2.

** Discussion of Q3.9 and Q3.10 will include initial consideration of the implications of the SRN Report [OD5] and statement of common ground with National Highways [GM3.1.1] particularly in terms of mitigations that may be required to the strategic road network as a result of development proposed in the Plan.

Tuesday 22 November 2022 at 9.30am (YouTube)

Wednesday 23 November 2022

9.30am

  • Inspectors’ opening announcements
  • M4. Green Belt
  • Issue 4.1 Meeting development needs on non Green Belt land
    • Q4.1, SQ4.1 and AP5 Land within existing urban areas*
    • Q4.2 Safeguarded Land and Protected Open Land
    • Q4.3 Neighbouring authorities
  • Inspectors’ closing remarks

* GMCA responses to SQ4.1 and AP5 may be briefly discussed in terms of the principle of considering updated information about the existing land supply, but the updated figures will be discussed in the afternoon session along with Q4.1 to Q4.4.

Wednesday 23 November 2022 at 9.30am (YouTube)

2.00pm

  • Inspectors’ opening announcements
  • M4. Issue 4.2 Is removing land from the Green Belt necessary to meet housing and employment development needs
    • Q4.4 Previously development land and land well served by public transport
    • Q4.5 and AP5 Quantitative need to remove land from Green Belt to meet need for housing development*
    • Q4.6 Removing land from Green Belt in individual districts to meet need for housing development*
    • Q4.7 and AP5 Quantitative need to remove land from Green Belt to meet employment development need*
    • Q4.8 Employment allocations and sustainable patterns of development
  • Inspectors’ closing remarks

* Q4.5-Q4.7 will be considered in the context of both (a) the existing land supply for the period 2021-2037 in Tables 7.1, 6.1 and 6.2 of the submitted Plan and (b) the updated land supply and revised plan period 2022-2039 set out in the GMCA responses to AP5.

Wednesday 23 November 2022 at 2.00pm (YouTube)

Thursday 24 November 2022

9.30am

  • Inspectors’ opening announcements
  • M5. Issue 5.2 Diagrammatic Maps*
    • Q5.2 Figures 4.2 to 4.8 and Picture 4.8
  • M5. Issue 5.3 JP-Strat1 to JP-Strat11*
    • Q5.3 Purpose and nature of policies JP-Strat1 to JP-Strat11
  • M5. Issue 5.4 JP-Strat1 to JP-Strat4 Core Growth Area
    • Q5.4 JP-Strat1 Core Growth Area**
    • Q5.5 JP-Strat2 City Centre**
    • Q5.6 JP-Strat3 The Quays**
    • Q5.7 JP-Strat4 Port Salford**
  • M5. Issue 5.5 Inner Areas
    • Q5.8 JP-Strat5 Inner Areas**
  • Inspectors’ closing remarks

* Issues 5.2 and 5.3 will be discussed in relation to each of the JP-Strat policies (issues 5.4 to 5.7). Any general points relating to issues 5.2 and 5.3 may be considered initially under these agenda items

** We will also discuss Q5.2 (diagrams) and Q5.3 (purpose of the JP-Strat policies) in relation to each of these policies

Thursday 24 November 2022 at 9.30am (YouTube)

2.00pm

  • Inspectors’ opening announcements
  • M5. Issue 5.6 JP-Strat6 to JP-Strat8 Northern Areas
    • Q5.9 JP-Strat6 Northern Areas*
    • Q5.10 JP-Strat7 North East Growth Corridor*
    • Q5.11 JP-Strat8 Wigan Bolton Growth Corridor*
  • Inspectors’ closing remarks

* We will also discuss Q5.2 (diagrams) and Q5.3 (purpose of the JP-Strat policies) in relation to each of these policies

Thursday 24 November 2022 at 2.00pm (YouTube)

Friday 25 November 2022

  • Inspectors’ opening announcements
  • M5. Issue 5.7 JP-Strat9 to JP-Strat11 Southern Areas
    • Q5.12 JP-Strat9 Southern Areas*
    • Q5.13 and Q5.14 JP-Strat10 and JP-C6 part 3 Manchester Airport*
    • Q5.15 JP-Strat11 New Carrington*
  • Inspectors’ closing remarks

* We will also discuss Q5.2 (diagrams) and Q5.3 (purpose of the JP-Strat policies) in relation to each of these policies

Friday 25 November 2022 at 9.30am (YouTube)