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20/02/2020

Appeal: Green belt harm not 'clearly outweighed' by care village's benefits

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An inspector has rejected plans for a major elderly care village in the Meriden Gap near Solihull, citing green belt rules which state that material considerations must 'clearly' – not marginally – outweigh green belt harm to justify granting permission.

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