Broadview Energy Developments Ltd v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Others: Admn 19 Jun 2015

The claimant company challenged the involvement of a constituency MP in a campaign opposing the grant of a planning permissions (in this case for a wind farm). In particular the claimant complained of the failures by the respondent to disclose copies of correspondence it had received from the MP when making its decision.

Cranston J
[2015] EWHC 1743 (Admin)
Bailii
Citing:
CitedFox Land and Property Ltd v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government CA 3-Mar-2015
The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government had rejected a recommendation of a planning inspector that planning permission should be granted for residential development on green belt land.
Held: The appeal failed. Green belt . .
CitedWind Prospect Developments Ltd v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Another Admn 5-Dec-2014
The claimant appealed against refusal of permission to erect a six turbine wind farm. The inspector had recommended the plan, but the defendant had decided against it.
Held: The claim failed. The planning inspector’s report is the . .
CitedBarnwell Manor Wind Energy Ltd v East Northamptonshire District Council and Others CA 18-Feb-2014
Section 66(1) of the 1990 Act requires a decision-maker to give ‘the desirability of preserving the building or its setting’ not merely careful consideration but considerable importance and weight when balancing the advantages of the proposed . .

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Constitutional, Planning, Natural Justice

Updated: 01 January 2022; Ref: scu.549257