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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.

Result

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

Turnout was 30.71%

The result declared is therefore that more than half of those voting have voted in favour of the Coniston Neighbourhood Plan. The Lake District National Park Authority is the planning authority.