October 25, 2020

Exmoor Local Access Forum meeting: 16th November 2020

The Exmoor Local Access Forum are an independent advisory body operating on a statutory basis under Section 94 of the Countryside & Rights of Way Act 2000. The statutory role of the Forum is to advise on the improvement of public access to land in the area for the purposes of open-air recreation and the enjoyment of the area, and as to such other matters as may be prescribed. The Forum members represent user groups such as horse riders/ walkers, land managers and two Exmoor National Park Authority elected Members.

The next Exmoor Local Access Forum meeting will be held via Video Conference on Monday 16th November 2020 at 10am. Usually the meeting would be held at a venue within Exmoor National Park, however due to Covid 19, a video conference is currently more appropriate.

The meeting will be open to the press and public in accordance with the provisions of reg. 7 of The Local Access Forums (England) Regulations 2007 (under s 94 and 95 of the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000). There is public question time at the beginning of this meeting when the Chair will allow members of the public two minutes each in which to ask public access related questions.

The agenda and papers for this meeting can be downloaded 10 days before the meeting from the Exmoor National Park Authority’s website at https://www.exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk/get-involved/exmoor-local-access-forum.

The Forum would welcome any members of the public that would like to raise a question during the public question time. Anyone wishing to do so should contact the Joint Secretary of the Forum on cerirapsey@exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk  This will ensure that video conference details are provided. It is also possible to submit a question in writing prior to the meeting and this will be discussed and response noted in the minutes.

For further information contact Ceri  Rapsey, Joint Secretary – Exmoor Local Access Forum, Exmoor National Park Authority, Exmoor House, Dulverton, Somerset TA22 9HL

Tel:  01398 323665    Direct Line:  01398 322268