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Legal briefs: Stansted planning jurisdiction challenge; York care home consent quashed

Words: Roger Milne
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A round-up of legal news: 11 August-17 August, 2018.

Stansted planning jurisdiction challenge

Campaign group Stop Stansted Expansion has formally applied for a judicial review of the UK Transport Secretary’s decision to continue to allow a Stansted Airport planning application to be determined by Uttlesford District Council.

Local Government Lawyer

York care home consent quashed

The High Court has quashed planning permission for a York care home because of a material error in the city council officer’s report that led to its approval.

Local Government Lawyer

Merton wins ‘community purposes’ condition case

Planning permission given by London’s Merton Council for “community purposes” includes childcare facilities at a public building used by residents partly for other purposes, the High Court has ruled.

Local Government Lawyer

South Dublin nursing home refusal goes to court

A High Court challenge has been lodged against An Bord Pleanála’s refusal to grant planning permission for a 140-bedroom nursing home in the south Dublin suburb of Foxrock. 

Irish Times