Cllr. Elizabeth Parr

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Elsenham and Henham Learn more

Full Council last night

by elizabethparr on 9 April, 2014

Unfortunately the Conservative administration at Uttlesford District Council voted for the local plan last night, with 23 votes for and 14 against. All 23 votes for were from Conservative Councillors. Those who voted against were all of the Liberal Democrat Councillors in attendance, all of the independent Councillors and some brave Tory rebels. You can […]

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Hellsenham vote this Tuesday

by elizabethparr on 6 April, 2014

Last Monday the Conservative Cabinet at Uttlesford voted in favour of the proposed local plan – which includes 2,100 homes on the Fairfield site North East of Elsenham. Now, the plan comes before Full Council on Tuesday 8th April at 07.30pm to be voted on. I asked the cabinet what had been done with the […]

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Save Our School Crossing Patrol!

by elizabethparr on 19 March, 2014

The Conservatives who run Essex County Council are looking to remove the school crossing patrol for Elsenham C of E Primary School – this is the only school crossing patrol they are getting rid of across Uttlesford! I believe school crossing patrols are vital for ensuring children get to school safely, with the amount of […]

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Make sure you’re registered to vote.

by elizabethparr on 2 February, 2014

I’m calling on teachers, bosses and youth leaders to help empower a generation of young people and register them to vote ahead of the upcoming local and Euro elections on 22 May 2014. I want local schools, businesses and youth organisations to take part in the UK’s first National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) on Wednesday […]

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Lib Dem Success!

by elizabethparr on 30 December, 2013

According to an article in the Independent, the Liberal Democrats are the first party in recent history to have increased its membership while in government. Party President Tim Farron said “People are starting to give the Liberal Democrats credit for some of the good things the government has done. They are also noticing the difference […]

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Suggested points for objection.

by elizabethparr on 28 November, 2013

Suggested points for objections Planning application UTT/13/2917 for a development including 32 houses at Hailes Wood. The application should be refused planning permission because It is wholly inadequate to seek ‘patching up’ the previous refused application, fundamental changes to the planning framework have ocurred since and are not addressed. It is contrary to the development […]

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Dear members of the planning committee, You are being asked on November 20th to clarify your reasons for refusing the Fairfield planning application UTT/13/0808/OP and take a vote on this. This is highly unusual and undermines your authority to make planning decisions and sets a worrying precedent. This application was held before the end of […]

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Good news!  Uttlesford District Council’s planning committee have REFUSED an application by the Fairfield Partnership for 800 houses on land between Elsenham and Henham. Just nine days before the meeting, Uttlesford planning chiefs shocked local residents by recommending the plan for approval, despite it  being contrary to the Council’s emerging local plan. Good news…But the […]

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Dear members of the planning committee, On Wednesday 2nd October you will have before you an application for 800 homes between Elsenham and Henham, put forward by the Fairfield Partnership. Planning Officers have recommended that the application be approved with conditions.  But I am asking you to REFUSE this application for the following reasons: 1. […]

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Elsenham Planning Update

by elizabethparr on 21 September, 2013

The planning application to build up to 165 homes off Stansted Road in Elsenham is due to be decided at the Uttlesford District Council Planning Committee meeting in Saffron Walden on Wednesday 25th September.  This is your last chance to have your say! On Wednesday 25th September the councillors who sit on Uttlesford District Council’s […]

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