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15/01/2021

Legal briefs: Court of Appeal backs judge and inspector’s decision; JR challenge over Shropshire Council Whitchurch approval fails

Words: Roger Milne
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A round-up of legal news: 9 January-15 January, 2021

Court of Appeal backs judge and inspector’s decision

The Court of Appeal has upheld decisions issued by a planning inspector and a planning judge to dismiss a developer’s appeals following Aylesbury Vale District Council’s failure to determine its application.

The Planner

JR challenge over Shropshire Council Whitchurch approval fails

A High Court judge has ruled in favour of Shropshire Council following a judicial review challenge over its decision to grant planning permission to Wrekin Housing Trust for an extra care residential development and a medical centre on land known as Pauls Moss in Whitchurch.

Shropshire Council

Hertsmere council wins CIL charge case

Bushey-based Heronslea Ltd has been ordered to pay an extra £500,000 towards local infrastructure after the developer lost an appeal to the Planning Inspectorate over a £1.6 million community infrastructure levy charge from Hertsmere Borough Council.

Local Government Lawyer

South Queensferry residents plan court action over access roads

Residents of South Queensferry have launched a crowdfunding appeal to mount a legal challenge to block Ambassador Living’s plans for new roads over their land for access to a new housing estate beside the Forth Road Bridge.

Scottish Housing News

 

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