Register of advice

The list below is a record of advice the Planning Inspectorate has provided in respect of the Planning Act 2008 process.

There is a statutory duty under section 51 of the Planning Act 2008 to record the advice that is given in relation to an application or a potential application and to make this publicly available. Advice we have provided is recorded below together with the name of the person or organisation who asked for the advice and the project it relates to. The privacy of any other personal information will be protected in accordance with our Information Charter which you should view before sending information to the Planning Inspectorate.

Note that after a project page has been created for a particular application, any advice provided that relates to it will also be published under the ‘s51 advice’ tab on the relevant project page.

Advice given between between 1 October 2009 and 14 April 2015 has been archived. View the archived advice.

Enquiry received via email

Sizewell C New Nuclear Power Station View all advice for this project

18 October 2019
Various Enquiries - anon.


The following persons sent responses to the Applicant’s 2019 statutory consultation to the Planning Inspectorate between August and September 2019: Derek Green, Mick Purkiss, Diana Hinton, B.V. Taylor, L.J. Taylor, Carline Ogilvie, Ben Horwood, John Ward-Hunt, Jennifer Wilson, Miss K Elvin, Mr J Ward, Mrs A L Ward, Audrey West, Jac Berry, Dr Quetta Kaye, Lucy Horward, Catherine Alridge, June Holmes, Nicholas JA Ward, Hilary Ward, Virginia Storey, Dr Anna Checkley, Joan Harvey, Richard Nichols, Carolyn Nichols, Fiona Ireland, Nick Scarr, Philippe Taylor, Carole Taylor and David Snowden.

Advice given

The proposed application is at the Pre-application stage of the Planning Act 2008 process. Further information about the process can be found in the link below to the National Infrastructure Planning website: attachment 1. The Applicant is expecting to submit the application in Q1 2020. As the application has not yet been formally submitted to the Inspectorate your first point of contact should be the Applicant and we would encourage you to contact them directly by email to - [email protected] It is important that the Applicant is made aware of your comments at the Pre-application stage of the process to enable them to consider these points before finalising their proposals and submitting the application to the Inspectorate. Please note the Applicant’s Stage 4 Consultation closed on 27 September 2019. The Inspectorate is unable to consider your comments at this time however please note that, should the application be received and accepted by the Inspectorate for Examination, the National Infrastructure Planning website will be updated accordingly and you may submit comments to us at that time: attachment 2 The Planning Inspectorate has published a series of Advice Notes about the Planning Act 2008 process. ‘Advice Note Eight: Overview of the nationally significant infrastructure planning process for members of the public and others’ can be found here:

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