P.S. Basically the better educated you are the less likely are you to believe bollocks. The configuration of their corporate structure makes that very, very self-evident. “My lawyers set out three grounds of challenge to the decision to grant a Development Consent Order for the re-opening and development of Manston Airport: Ground 2: Breach of Procedural Requirement/Unfairness. I speak from personal experience of having heard them for myself at my front door. “Phyllis Quot”, it is not for the likes of you or me to expose the identities of any of the investors other than those who have chosen to subject themselves to the social media character assassination attempts and harassment that was inflicted upon those who did so some years ago due to flagrant exposure of privileged information by certain TDC Councillors back in December 2014. Bill, I notice Piper never took any action or made any complaints regarding his assertions RTC never followed proper procedure. a cost cap is perfectly legal as the JR has been brought forward on environmental grounds Following the quashing of the Manston Airport Development Consent Order 2020 by the Court, the Secretary of State will write to all interested parties, setting out key issues and inviting further written representations on those issues. Upon what basis the quantum of anticipated need for freight had been assessed by him. I wouldn’t be totally and utterly astonished if Tony Freudmann grasped this heaven sent opportunity with both hands and used it as an excuse to withdraw from the DCO. Meanwhile, the local support is really only dressed up anti housing sentiment wilfully refusing to acknowledge the houses are coming anyway. They sit at home and moan moan moan. Not a lot, in the opinion of the experts and the PI. I certainly marked a ballot paper with an ‘X” in a suitable box! The Examining Authority panel of Martin Broderick, Jonathan Hockley, Kelvin MacDonald and Jonathan Manning  had recommended that development consent should not be granted. It’s been a joint effort!”. Ramsgate is on the up. Sue, it’s RTC money to be used in the best way for Ramsgate residents. We do by not voting for them next time round. Have you got that LLF? expected LOL It will have houses on it by probably 2025, but the houses are coming, just like Freudman applied for on the NG , Entertaining maneuvering to and many many words to say that RSP have no investors, and you have have no idea how they will raise the cash though. On what grounds Robster? So many experts so little knowledge An announcement on the plans was expected over … Bet they voted brexit, don’t like wearing face masks as a precaution to prevent the spread of Covid… bet they don’t believe in climate change and have stupidly big TVs. Meanwhile, since the granting of a DCO back in July what movement has Riveroak taken to reopen the airport? Published 3 July 2019. Tremendous news! The more you hold up the airport the less likely we will have anything taking that space! The decision on whether to use Manston as an airport again has been delayed for four months. This JR is money and time-wasting! Than you say you moved 3 years ago thinking the airport was open lol now who’s the silly one, thought the airport was open that’s funny lol. “The Treasury Solicitor will now draft an order disposing of the case. But it failed and failed and failed (at least once under the failed solicitor Tony Freudmann, director of RSP) Manston airport decision before long, after Planning Inspectorate sends recommendation to Grant Shapps. instructing Paul Stinchcombe QC, Richard Wald QC & Gethin Thomas in Judicial Review of Sec State’s decision to approve re-opening of Manston Airport, as dedicated freight airport. I haven’t seen one yet. A decision by the Secretary of State due today (May 18) on the long running saga over the development consent order application to create a freight hub at the Manston airport … Whether, and if so why, he considered those existing airports (Heathrow, Stansted and EMA) not to be preferred locations to meet that quantum of need. And want it OPEN AGAIN!! This would employ thousands in sustainable jobs. https://theisleofthanetnews.com/2020/12/02/manston-airport-development-approval-to-be-quashed-with-decision-to-be-re-examined-following-legal-challenge-bid/, The Judicial Review of Manston airport webpage, from Jenny Dawes, says (2nd December 2020). Nobody seems to have noticed on his last PR absurdity Tony mentioned new institutional investors were coming on board and the existing ones would take a back seat. It failed (and failed, etc) because not enough Thant or East Kent people flew from it to make it viable? What does “almost completely unfettered discretion” mean? It the development of Manston airport is to happen, it will require a new decision to be issued, after a re-examination of the Planning Inspectorate evidence. The Antis have nothing better to do. They were not voted into office though were they? Simples. Manston Airport: Flights planned after five-year closure. In any event, I doubt there have been many cases where the Secretary of State has not accepted the recommendation of his team of inspectors. The future of Manston Airport has been subjected to further delay in the light of the application for Judicial Review. It is the Judicial Review of it. What a fool believes, 7 rooms of gloom Nicely constructed sentence, though! I agree with Ann, if Dawes and Ramsgate Town Council lose the case as I am sure they will, then they should carry the cost, If they can’t then it should ruin them as they are trying to ruin the hopes and wishes of others who are trying to seek meaningful employment and worthwhile income in this area by trying to stop the reopening of Manston Airport. Roger n Tony sing Fantasy Island by Bucks Fizz while Craig plays the triangle. October 22, 2019. As is well understood, in a democratic society all voices have a right to he heard. I would be an Interested Party in any such challenge. They took over the council in a vote of no confidence. The move has enabled RSP to push ahead with plans for the air hub, which it hopes will handle at least 10,000 cargo movements per … We rely on the roads to get things out! Well, that’s what the EXPERTS think. It’s your attitude that’s dinosaur like. Pat, a judge weighs up all the evidence and makes a decision. I wouldnt move anywhere without checking the area first. The decision was released the day after the government launched its Net Zero board to advise on its transport decarbonisation plan. don’t let the facts get in the way of a good story, So when did you just pay your council tax to Ramsgate Town council. All. mmm wonder who was in charge then? If you do not like it, move! Words: Laura Edgar. The decision on the future of Manston Airport has been delayed for a second time with a new deadline set for July 10. Get your feckless, lazy, drug-taking, graffiti-spraying kids to work for their gcses and they might get some decent jobs. The Secretary of State received the examining authority’s report on the Manston Airport development consent order application on 18 October 2019 and, following an earlier extension of 4 months, the current deadline for a decision is 18 May 2020. Obviously, mea culpa: I should have made it clear that the farce is not the DCO. If they were so wrong you have to wonder why. The DCO being allowed is indubitably the farce, Mr. Pritchard. A JR on a decision by an inexperienced Minister would, if successful, put the planning issue back with the local authority. To abolish JRs you are effectively embracing fascism. twice How has it done that? Dont let me down The single issue before the High Court Judge who will determine the outcome of this judicial review is whether the DCO, as approved, was consented unlawfully by the decisionmaker. Without an airport hub no industry will want to touch us! Bill, the only thing being cooked is RSP’s goose , Wondering what playlist RSP and the pro-ecocide and Pro-Ramsgate-destruction commenters like “Labour Loony Left” might listen to whilst drinking the Kool Aid? The secretary of state for transport allowed the DCO into whether the former airport in Thanet, Kent could reopen as a cargo airport with the potential for future passenger flights in July, to a mixed reaction from both supporters and anti-airport campaigners. “Oh we expected this not surprising” And did Freuman say not long ago ‘ Their will be no JR”. Manston Airport: Flights planned after five-year closure. “Local residents have done us all service by challenging the minister’s decision and we hope the judicial review produces a good result.”. Idiots. The national interest must prevail. The office junior overturned the decision of 4 Planning Inspectors to grant the Development Consent Order to allow RSP to re-open Manston Airport for Aviation. In an update from Jenny Dawes today it says: “The Honourable Mrs Justice Lang DBE has granted permission for Judicial Review and agreed a costs cap.”. Manston Airport (Image: KentLive) A date for the judicial review into the decision to allow Manston Airport to reopen has been set. Loving all the airfield nostalgics rant about the current laws being applied by a judge, has to br seen to be believed. Dream on. But hey, you hold up the airport. According to RSP’s responses to ExA questions, they hoped to raise the money through investment and bank loans. No one voted to spend Ramsgate Taxpayers money to stop Ramsgate jobs. One does not have to be Sherlock Holmes to know that the very persons who are in the clique of RTC and Ms sabotage Dawes are writing on here under false names trying to justify the unjustifiable. The airport won’t employ them except maybe to scare the birds away. The crowdfunder set up to help pay for a judicial review has now reached more than £80,000. Update: An RSP spokesperson said: “RSP is disappointed that this will result in further delay to our project to revive Manston Airport, which has the potential to create hundreds of construction jobs locally by the second part of next year. No one with any sense thought that, in the best of times, Manston would succeed. Could the Council Treasurerplease explain exactly where the A crowdfunder launched by Ms Dawes last month to help fund the fight has reached £65,120 in pledges. The existing Manston Airport site is located west of the village of Manston and north east of the village of Minster in Kent. As for the suggestion that following the procedure laid out by Parliament in the Planning Act 2008 as amended is an affront to democracy, that’s a pretty weird argument. Take your pollution, I’ll manners and vitriol somewhere else. Which investors are those? “This update is couched in very formal language but I’m enormously relieved to have got this far and bowled over by all the support I’ve received. You’re confusing what happened at TDC with what happened at RTC. Not once but twice. I had to much to dream last night I think we should suggest some new ones for them. By the electric prunes. October 18, 2020. The decision on the future of Manston Airport has been delayed for a second time with a new deadline set for July 10. The Council have still not managed to get traffic stoppers for our pedestrian zone – Canterbury has – Ashford has but no we will spend our resources continuing the years long airport fiasco- lets just sit here and rot away allowing no change, traffic stoppers is down to KCC Highways not RTC None of that is unclear to anyone who has read the relevant legislation or examined previous caselaw or legal practitioner manuals on the subject. I have asked lots of times for the pro’s on here to answer a few simply questions, they havent answered one yet ! Try and use paragraphs when posted your overly verbose fairytales John Pritchard. Re: RTC / Dawes. At the outset of the First World War, the Isle of Thanet was equipped with a small and precarious landing strip for aircraft at St Mildred's Bay, Westgate-on-Sea, on top of the chalk cliffs, at the foot of which was a promenade which had been used for seaplane operations. Just seen the RSP comment. The sacred cow of Manston Airport won’t be taking to the skies any time soon, so perhaps its supporters should be thinking of moving near an existing airport so that they can hear the music of the engines above them and smell the aviation fuel. the last time they went to work. If people asked them about Manston, they wouldn’t say whether they supported it or not, as they knew they were onto a loser if they were honest and said no! Be careful what you wish for. Manston Kent International Airport's owner, RiverOak Strategic Partners (RSP), has secured a Development Consent Order (DCO) from the UK's transport minister, Andrew Stephenson, to rebuild the airport as an international cargo and passenger hub.. Virtually all freight flights are not ‘scheduled’. “Nothing could be clearer”? If a DCO is refused, RiverOak Strategic Partners (RSP) may wish to bring a judicial review. It’s a legal challenge to the principle that the SoS can completely ignore and override the conclusions of his Planning Inspectorate on a political whim, disregarding the government’s own environmental policies. Simple questions, how is fuel going to be cheaper brought in by tanker than buying from the national grid ? A hearing in February set for the legal challenge over the government’s decision to give permission for the development of Manston airport into an air freight hub will now not take place. congratulations on wasting more money. Like the construction jobs Stone Hill Park would have created? 1% of the population hold the rest to ransom with legal challenges while picking fleas out of their dreadlocks and wafting the bong smoke from their eyes while playing Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Bad Moon Rising” on a ratty acoustic guitar with 4 chords. All they’ve got is Tony F on his unicorn e-scooter, revving about up the Thanet Way to deliver Roger’s newspapers. “A decision by the Secretary of State over the development consent order to create a cargo hub at the Manston airport site has been pushed back by four months. Perhaps you should do some research into the recent history of Manston Airport and its site. 2. The proposals would permit the reopening and development of Manston Airport, enabling it to become a … As is widely documented, the business case for Manston doesn’t add up, and viability is unproven. During the the DCO examination it was abundantly clear that RSP had no investors prepared to stick in the > £350M needed to ressurect the airport. Filed in General News, News about Airports, Recent News. https://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/explainers/judicial-review, Read the facts about JR’s before spouting nonsense I imagine it would be something like this …, I Fought The Law (and the law won) – The Clash Does the OUTCOME of a JR depend upon the roll of a dice, or FACTS? The future of Manston Airport has been subjected to further delay in the light of the application for Judicial Review. BTW, Tony Freudmann said that following consultation with their lawyers, RSP would release a statement either yesterday afternoon or this morning. All she cares about is the noise. money came from. Why would RSP be so coy about its investors? The substantive hearing – which involves the lodging of  evidence from the defendant, and interested party -was due to take place at the High Court on February 16-17 and was to look at whether the Government followed correct procedure in reaching the decision to approve the DCO for landowners RiverOak Strategic Partners. The future of the site has faced uncertainty ever since, with the site's current owners Stone Hill Park pressing ahead with rival plans for 3,700 homes, a business park, sports and recreational facilities along with new schools and a GP surgery. Not another factory? Where are the backers? Today, Thursday 9 July 2020, the application for Manston Airport, near Ramsgate in Kent, has been given development consent by the Secretary of State for Transport. It failed because it’s in completely the wrong place, people didn’t want to use it, and it’s in possibly the worst place in the UK to function as a freight hub. “The Department of Transport has acknowledged that the Minister of State`s decision letter could have contained more information as to reasons. That’s what the piece says. Manston Aurport is exactly what Thanet needs !! They will be pouring in vast sums of money from their investors in the manner they have set out in the DCO as consented, once this farce of a DCO is laid to rest. Well, it means that subject to the constraints laid out in the Planning Act (as amended) and any other laws that may apply, the decisionmaker must look at all relevant issues and decide how best to balance any merits and detriments that there may well be, and he can decide whether to follow or depart from the recommendations of the Examining Authority appointed by another Minister (the Minister for Housing, Communities and Local Government). 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