Decision details

Strategic Planning Agreement for Proposed Development Activity at Sellafield

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


In September 2012 Cabinet signed a Strategic Planning Agreement (SPA) with Sellafield, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) and Copeland Borough Council (CBC) in relation to proposed development activity at the Sellafield Site. This included a Planning Performance Agreement (PPA), and gave delegation to negotiate on a Community Benefits Package to accompany the development projects.
Cabinet are being asked to agree the final negotiated supplemental agreement to the SPA and delegate authority to sign this to the Corporate Director – Environment & Community Services, in consultation with the Leader and Cabinet Member for Economic Development


Cabinet considered a report of the Corporate Director – Environment and Community Services in respect of the terms of a Strategic Planning Agreement to be entered into regarding proposed development activity at Sellafield and a negotiated community benefits package.


RESOLVED,that Members approve the negotiated package and delegate authority to sign the Agreement to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader and Cabinet Member for Economic Development.

Report author: Gillian Elliott

Publication date: 28/07/2015

Date of decision: 23/07/2015

Decided at meeting: 23/07/2015 - Cabinet

Effective from: 05/08/2015

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