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Question by Martin Vye to Matthew Balfour, Cabinet Member for Environment & Transport

May 22, 2016 11:22 AM

Will the Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport agree to come to Canterbury with relevant senior Highways officers to meet with representatives of the residents' associations of urban Canterbury to discuss their concerns about the traffic implications of the major expansion of the built area of Canterbury, and to explain the County Council's ongoing strategy to mitigate the pressure on the urban highways network that will cause?

Answer

Mr Vye is aware that Officers have recently held a briefing session for County Members about this development and they have answered a list of detailed questions submitted by Mr Vye himself concerning this issue. As he was unable to attend the original briefing, Mr Vye has been invited to a further personal briefing by officers. If, after that meeting, he still would like assistance in explaining the position, I would be happy to help. However I understand that other County Members have recently attended residents' association meetings in urban Canterbury both to better understand their concerns and to explain what is planned