Minerals Plan: Key Issues & Options

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Document Section Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part Two: Vision, Objectives, Issues & Options Chapter 6: Plan Objectives the Plan Objectives [List all comments on this document part]
Comment ID /3979457/6
Respondent Mark North - Mineral Products… [List all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 10 Aug 2010
In a similar vein to the comments on Para.5.1. above, the justification behind draft objectives C. and G. must be included in the MCS. Where mineral extraction in National Parks is not "major" or it is in the public interest it is not contrary to national policy for minerals planning.

Inclusion of the words "sufficient supply" in Objective F. is superfluous and confusing. The presumption should be that all mineral resources are safeguarded.

Objective K should specifically mention maximising the biodiversity potential of sites managed by the industry.