NEWS

27 Feb 2017

Examining Local Plan Reasons and Inspectors’ Guidelines

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William Upton discusses the Planning Court’s recent judgment on the approach taken by the Inspectors’ guidelines when reporting on the soundness of development plans in a recent article for the Local Government Lawyer.

The case, Cooper Estates Strategic Land Limited v Royal Tunbridge Wells Borough Council [2017] EWHC 224 (Admin), confirmed that the use of short form reasoning is in the nature of the Inspector’s examination role.

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