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04/06/2015

Legal briefs: High Court quashes Cornwall Council decision on wind turbine

Words: Roger Milne
Courtroom Gavel - legal changes that affect planners

A round-up of legal news: 30 May-5 June, 2015

London council wins Court of Appeal battle over planning enforcement notice

Westminster City has won a challenge in the Court of Appeal over an inspector’s decision to quash a planning enforcement notice involving a hotel and hostel change of use.

Local Government Lawyer

High Court quashes Cornwall Council decision on wind turbine

A High Court judge has ruled that Cornwall Council made “unlawful errors of fact” when giving planning consent for a 77-metre tall wind turbine at Tredinnick Farm near Newquay.

BBC News

Gatwick threatens legal challenge if government backs Heathrow

Gatwick Airport’s operator has threatened to launch a legal challenge should the government decide to back expansion at Heathrow Airport. That warning came in advance of the Airports Commission’s recommendation on new runway capacity in south-east England due later this month.

The Telegraph

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