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Legal briefs: Bromley bans illegal encampments on council land; Fracking planning policy challenge

Words: Matt Moody
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A round-up of legal news: 18 August-24 August, 2018.

Bromley bans illegal encampments on council land

Bromley Council in London has persuaded the High Court to grant a borough-wide injunction against illegal encampments on land it owns or manages which will be in force for three months.

Local Government Lawyer

Fracking planning policy challenge

Malton Town Council mayor Paul Andrews – in a private capacity -  has crowd-funded over £10,000 for a judicial review of the government’s revised planning policy on fracking. 

Local Government Lawyer

Durham broadband land deal row settled

A legal dispute between broadband supplier Virgin Media and Durham County Council over land access has been settled.

Local Government Lawyer