LDP Examination


The Flintshire LDP will be the subject of Examination by an independent Planning Inspector. This page contains links to key information about the preparation for and operation of the Examination of the LDP and will be updated as and when necessary.

Appointed Inspector

Welsh Government have appointed a Lead Inspector Siân Worden BA MCD DipLH MRTPI  and an Assistant Inspector Claire MacFarlane BSc(Hons) MSc MRTPI to conduct the Examination into the LDP.

Programme Officer

Kerry Trueman of Programme Officer Solutions Ltd has been appointed as Programme Officer. The role of the Programme Officer is to independently coordinate the administration of the Examination and to liaise between the Planning Inspector, the Local Authority and other interested parties for the duration of the Examination.

The Programme Officer can be contacted as follows:

Kerry Trueman
Programme Officer Solutions Ltd
Email: kerry.trueman@flintshire.gov.uk 
Phone: 07582 310364 
Post: PO Box 229, Prenton, CH26 9EY

The Role of the Inspector

The role of the appointed Inspector is to carry out an independent assessment of the overall soundness of the LDP and that it satisfies the statutory requirements for its preparation. The Inspector’s role is not to improve the LDP but to make recommendations to ensure it is sound. Further information on LDP Examinations can be found in the Planning Inspectorate document ‘Local Development Plan Examinations: Procedure Guidance’.

Please follow the links below to find documents:

Latest News 
Hearing Sessions 
Examination Library