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Coniston neighbourhood planning referendum result

The first neighbourhood planning referendum in South Lakeland was for Coniston Parish and was held on Thursday, 28 January 2016.


In answer to the question:

Do you want the Lake District National Park Authority to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Coniston to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?

Number cast in favour of a 'Yes': 168

Number cast in favour of a 'No': 43

Total number of spoilt votes: 0

The result declared is therefore that more than half of those voting have voted in favour of the Coniston Neighbourhood Plan.

Turnout was 30.71%.

Related documents

Coniston draft plan (PDF/2MB/31 pages)

Information statement (PDF/192KB/1 page)

Lake District National Park Authority decision statement (PDF/464KB/8 pages)

Examiner's report (PDF/630KB/30 pages)

Summary of responses (PDF/265KB/2 pages)

Map of Coniston Neighbourhood Area (PDF/753KB/1 page)

Statement of general information (PDF/144KB/2 pages)

Lake District National Park Authority's information as the planning authority, is available at Coniston's Neighbourhood Plan.