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Appeal: Clark approves 190 homes for West Midlands ‘green belt’

Greg Clark

Secretary Greg Clark has backed an inspector’s decision to grant permission for 190 homes in Fulford after a court ruling against elements of the Solihull local plan determined that most of the site was no longer classed as green belt land.

Inspector Philip Ware determined that the appeal should be granted as the benefits of the affordable housing provision far outweighed any possible objections.

Clark gave consideration to the quashing of parts of the Solihull Local Plan (2013) (the LP) by the High Court in April 2014. The legal challenge to the council’s decision to adopt the LP was jointly made by the appellant, Lioncou.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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