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23/11/2018

Legal briefs: Key ruling on West Berkshire development agreement; Sefton Council loses road challenge

Words: Roger Milne
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A round-up of legal news: 17 November-23 November, 2018

Key ruling on West Berkshire development agreement

The Court of Appeal has handed down a key ruling on public procurement law and development agreements following a case involving West Berkshire District Council that includes the first declaration of ineffectiveness in England

Local Government Lawyer

Sefton Council loses road challenge

A High Court judge has rejected a legal challenge brought by Sefton Council over Highways England’s consultation on a new access road to the Port of Liverpool.

Local Government Lawyer

Ryde school JR dismissed

The High Court has dismissed a judicial review challenge brought against the Isle of Wight Council over its decision to approve planning permission for a proposed new boarding house at a school in Ryde.

Local Government Lawyer

Cork beach breakwater decision

Ireland’s High Court has ordered a French couple to remove a protective seawall breakwater that was mostly built on state foreshore and blocked public access along a County Cork beach.

Irish Times

Carmarthen turbine case blown away

Two 125-metre high wind turbines will be built on farmland in rural Carmarthenshire after a High Court challenge failed. 

Wales Online

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