Minerals Plan: Key Issues & Options

Comment Information

Comment Information
Document Section Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part Two: Vision, Objectives, Issues & Options Chapter 7: Major Issues & Options Objective F: Safeguarding minerals the How will they work? section [List all comments on this document part]
Comment ID /3981825/27
Respondent Roger Caisley - Suon Ltd [List all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 12 Aug 2010
7.76: MCA are not obligatory, Government Policy advises their use but does not require.
7.77: Whilst the current advice re MSAs and MCAs is confusing I think it would be helpful if a clearer description of them and their roles/functions could be included. Issue 15 is placed directly after the discussion on MCAs which does not aid understanding.
7.78: From my reading of the guidance it is MSAs which should be included in District proposals maps and the district LDDs will also need to make reference to MCAs. It is perhaps important to add to the end of this paragraph the possibility of exploring the potential for prior extraction as an option to refusal.