Sep 17, 2020
The Government has revealed that a pilot online ‘nitrate trading’ auction platform could, if successful in south Hampshire and the Solent, be extended and rolled out to a number of other areas, “providing a vital wider application to other parts of England”.
Sep 16, 2020
Local resident loses Court of Appeal challenge over planning permission for school near US air force base
The Court of Appeal has rejected a bid to seek judicial review of Suffolk County Council’s decision to give itself planning consent for a new primary school in Lakenheath.
Sep 09, 2020
A developer has lost on all four grounds in a legal challenge to Salford City Council and the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government over their refusal to grant permission for a major scheme.
Sep 07, 2020
High Court to hear legal challenge this week to call-in of planning application for UK Holocaust Memorial
The High Court will this week hear a case relating to the decision by the Minister of State for Housing to “call-in” the determination of the planning application for the proposed UK Holocaust Memorial in Victoria Tower Gardens next to the Palace of Westminster.
Sep 07, 2020
A Divisional Court will next month hear campaign group Rights : Community : Action’s (RCA’s) judicial review challenge to the government’s new rules on permitted development.
Sep 03, 2020
The High Court has agreed to allow London mayor Sadiq Khan to challenge at judicial review a plan to build an incinerator at Belvedere, in south-east London.
Aug 27, 2020
Council loses appeal over £200 confiscation order in housing case when benefit said to be several hundreds of thousands of pounds
The London Borough of Islington has lost “a most unusual” Court of Appeal action in which it argued that a confiscation order in a housing overcrowding case was too lenient.
Aug 26, 2020
Developer Wainhomes (North-West) has won a High Court case against the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government over housebuilding in the area of South Ribble Borough Council.
Aug 25, 2020
A campaign group has launched a judicial review challenge to the Government’s new rules on permitted development, which the Prime Minister’s Office at the time of their launch described as “the most radical reforms to our planning system since the Second World War".
Aug 20, 2020
Wiltshire Council faces fresh legal action by Old Sarum Airfield in a planning dispute stretching back 13 years.