As well as being in conformity with the NPPF and the Cornwall Local Plan, the Saltash Neighbourhood Development Plan policies established to tackle the issues of local concern, must be based on local evidence. This means that the available evidence needs to be analysed carefully and drawn upon to design and explain the intention and rationale of the policies in the Draft Neighbour-hood Plan.
There are two main sources for this evidence – the various statistics available from local and national organisations that tell us something about the conditions in the area, and the results of the comprehensive community engagement activity that tell us of local community aspirations.
Section 3 of the Saltash Neighbourhood Development Plan document summarises all the evidence. The sources of this evidence are given in the document below: