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Appeal: Inspector allows 104-home scheme blocked by Javid in 2016

Business secretary Sajid Javid

An inspector has approved a resubmitted scheme to build 104 homes in West Sussex that was refused by Sajid Javid in 2016 because of the area’s worsening housing supply shortfall.

The appeal relates to 3.4 hectares of land in Yapton, a village in Arun, West Sussex. The application was identical to a previous proposal that was refused by Arun District Council in 2014. During the subsequent appeal, the appointed inspector found that permission should be granted, but communities secretary Sajid Javid intervened to recover the appeal. Citing conflict with the Yapton Neighbou.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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