The meeting was told that the draft is now with an external professional examiner for a 'health check' , so that any last minute changes needed could be made before it goes to Ealing Council for the last stages of approval. Some final plans and supporting documents had still to be added, Forum Secretary Tony Miller told the meeting, but these were expected to be ready in good time for submission by mid-July .
The next stage will be a further public consultation and official Examination, before the plan can be submitted to referendums of local businesses and residents. "We hope tis can be by lat autumn", Tony told Forum members.
The meeting also approved accounts for last year and re-elected committee members for the next 12 months.