Agenda

Gravesham Rural Forum
Wednesday, 2nd February, 2011 7.00 pm

Venue: Higham Memorial Hall, School Lane, Higham, Kent, ME3 7JL

Contact: Will Farmer  01622 696911

Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome – Cllr Leanne Hornby (Chairman)

2.

Apologies

3.

Any Declarations of Interest

4.

Introductory presentation on the new Lower Thames Crossing -why it is needed and a brief outline of the options

Mr Paul Carter, Leader of Kent County Council and Paul Crick, Director, Integrated Strategy & Planning, Kent County Council

5.

Presentation - What are the alternatives to a new Lower Thames Crossing and what else could be done?

Richard Knox Johnston, Chairman of Protect Kent – The Kent Branch of CPRE.

 

6.

Brief position statement

Cllr Mike Snelling, Leader of Gravesham Borough Council and Kent County Councillor for Gravesham Rural division

7.

Question and answer session

8.

Discussion groups

a chance to briefly discuss the issues in smaller groups, looking at both sides of the argument. Please note – this arrangement may be subject to change depending on the number of attendees and time available.

9.

Question time - general questions regarding GBC, KCC or Parish Services to Members and Officers present

10.

Future Discussion Topics: Brief discussion on topics to consider at future meetings.