Basically Plymouth City Council are planning to change the name of Sir John Hawkins Square in Plymouth to Jack Leslie Square.
There has been Zero consultation, Zero reasoning, Zero logic and Zero debate about it.
Even there own 'legal notice' - was not correct and they have failed to follow the due process and legislation and their own policy.
My letter was carefully worded - and hence one of only a 'couple' that were accepted as formal appeals by the court.
and as per the courts letter to me below - I need £60 and I need to raise it in 3 days.
Date: 20 July 2020
APPEAL – SIR JOHN HAWKINS SQUARE
Thank you for your letter dated the 7 July 2020 setting out your intention to appeal Plymouth City Council’s proposal to rename Sir John Hawkins Square.
In lodging your appeal you are setting out your intention to commence court proceedings and before I fix a hearing date you must pay the relevant fee as set out in the Magistrates’ Courts Fees Order 2008 (as amended). The fee for such an appeal is £60.
I would be grateful if you would contact my listing officer on ********** in order to make payment.
If the court does not receive the fee or evidence that the fee has been remitted by FRIDAY 31 JULY 2020 then it will be assumed you no longer want to continue with your appeal.
Please note that if you continue with the appeal and the court finds in favour of Plymouth City Council the court does have the power to order you to pay all or part of the costs of the Council in defending the case.
This is not set out in the notice posted by Plymouth City Council but I feel duty bound to let you know.
(Even the court admit above that the Councils notice was not properly worded)