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reserved matter

a subject upon which the NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR WALES and the SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT may not legislate as set out in the legislation. For example, defence is outwith their scope. The Scottish Parliament has limited tax-raising powers; the Welsh Assembly does not.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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And this week remaining 'reserved matters' such as confirming the appearance of the houses, highways access and environmental issues - such as installing bat boxes and planting new trees - were established by officers.
SNP depute leader Keith Brown said the country could close the gap between what it earns and what it spends without having to resort to austerity by greatly reducing spending on reserved matters like defence.
PLANS for more than 100 homes have moved a step closer after reserved matters were approved.
"A reserved matters application has been submitted for 134 homes and this is now going through the consultation process.
The planning committee will consider a reserved matters application today which will consider appearance, landscaping, layout, access and scale.
Now the developer has come back to the council with a "reserved matters" application for details of the layout, appearance and landscaping of the scheme.
The land has the benefit of an outline planning consent and Big Yellow will therefore make a reserved matters planning application for a 78,000 sq ft self storage centre and for approximately 110,000 sq ft of warehouse space.
Reserved matters were entered by Wawne Developments showing the appearance and layout of the residential scheme last August.
Development director Lewis Payne said: "Plans to push ahead and gain reserved matters is being driven by a scarcity of supply, strong occupier demand and momentum gained from a host of high profile lettings on the park over the past 12 months."
An application to approve "reserved matters" regarding a housing development next to Allerton Priory, off Woolton Road, will be considered during a site visit by planning officers next week, almost two years after they were first submitted.
The main issue was that the developer had only submitted an outline application which, if approved, would have required a more detailed 'reserved matters' proposal at a later stage.