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ACCC/C/2016/136 United Kingdom

Case status: Inadmissible.
Topics: Public participation; Access to justice.
Articles alleged: 6; 9.
Articles considered by the Committee:
Articles, if any, found in non-compliance:
Summary: The communication was submitted to the Compliance Committee on 13 July 2015 and then resubmitted on 12 February 2016 by Ms. Robertson, a member of the public. The communication alleged non-compliance with articles 6 and 9 of the Convention with respect to public participation in decision-making and access to justice generally, and in relation to the proposed construction of a railway between Oxford and Bicester.

Documents Status Date received or 
posted by the secretariat

Annex 1: Secretary of State for Transport's decision of 17 October 2012
Annex 2: TWA Order 2012
Annex 3: Inspector's report 15 July 2011
Annex 4: Notice to close First Turn Bridge 13 November 2014
Annex 5: Correspondence with Network Rail
Annex 6: Delivering East West Rail, Patrick O'Sullivan, EWR Consortium Consultant, 13 March 2014
Annex 7: West Area Planning Committee minutes 16 June 2015
Annex 8: Arup 15 March 2015
Annex 9: Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995
Annex 10: The Railways Act, section 122

From the communicant 12.02.2016
Comments on preliminary admissibility From the Party concerned 02.03.2016
Comments on preliminary admissibility
Annex 11:Photos of First Turn Bridge before and after demolition
Annex 12: Network Rail’s CP5 Enhancements Delivery Plan page 41
From the communicant 04.03.2016
Letter to the communicant regarding the Committee's determination on admissibility From the secretariat 12.07.2016