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JCS D-Day: Live updates as Cheltenham Borough Council debates divisive housing plan

By jrmaidment  |  Posted: April 09, 2014

Cheltenham Borough Council is meeting this afternoon to vote on the joint core strategy

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This afternoon Cheltenham Borough Council will meet to vote on whether it wants to agree - or scrap - the controversial housing plan known as the joint core strategy.

The authority’s partners in Gloucester and Tewkesbury have already agreed to the blueprint and if Cheltenham does the same the plan will have passed its last major hurdle.

But if councillors vote to reject the JCS all three councils, who have worked for more than five years to get to where we are, will have to go back to the drawing board.

Echo political reporter Jack Maidment will be tweeting live from the meeting and you can follow the action as it happens below:


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