Local news last week; Welwyn Hatfield Council announced the following: Delay in Borough's Housing Blueprint Revised plans for the future of Welwyn Hatfield will now not be seen untill Autumn 2014 after a series of setbacks. Plans that were meant to be finalised by the end of the year will now not go out to consultation until late next year. The authority was anxious to make sure the strategy was sound. One of the opposing councillors called MP Eric Pickles plan to finalise the core strategy this year 'Bonkers'.