Millbrook Power

What happens next

13/03/2019 - Deadline for Secretary of State to make decision

The Examining Authority issued a Recommendation Report to the Secretary of State on 13 December 2018. The Secretary of State has three months in which to issue a decision. The decision letter and Recommendation Report will be published on this project page once a decision has been made.

Timeline (24 items)

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Recommendations given by the Planning Inspectorate
13 December 2018
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The submissions for deadline 7 have now been published.

24 August 2018
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01 August 2018
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The responses received for Deadline 5 (11 July 2018) have now been published.

A Rule 17 Letter inviting Interested Parties to comment on proposed changes to the application has also been published, with a deadline for replies of 31 July 2018.

16 July 2018
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15 June 2018
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The Examining Authority has decided that the Issue Specific Hearings scheduled to take place (if required) on the 4 and 5 July are now not required.

05 June 2018
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The ExA’s Second Written Questions have been published. Deadline for responses is Thursday 14 June 2018.

31 May 2018
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Submissions for Deadline 3 have been published.

18 May 2018
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The Accompanied Site Inspection Itinerary and Agendas for Hearings in May 2018 have been published. Please note that the date reserved for the Open Floor Hearing on the evening of Tuesday 1 May 2018 is not taking place as we have received no requests for one to be held.

24 April 2018
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19 April 2018
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28 March 2018
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The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

20 March 2018
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Audio recordings of the Preliminary Meeting and Issue Specific Hearing on draft DCO on 13 March have now been published.

14 March 2018
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  • Preliminary Meeting takes place
  • Examination begins
13 March 2018
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The notification of Preliminary Meeting (Rule 6 letter) has been sent Read the letter

The letter also includes the draft Examination Timetable and Initial Assessment of Principal Issues.

12 February 2018
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Relevant representations published on the website
23 January 2018
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Registration of interested parties closes
19 January 2018
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20 December 2017
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Registration of interested parties begins
28 November 2017
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The application has been accepted for examination

20 November 2017
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Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
20 November 2017
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This application was received by the Planning Inspectorate on Monday 23 October 2017.

The application documents will be made available if the application is accepted for examination.

It is for the applicant to decide whether or not application documents can be published upon submission (see DCLG guidance on the pre-application process).

24 October 2017
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Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
23 October 2017