East Northamptonshire District Council and Others v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Another: Admn 8 Mar 2013

The Council sought an order to quash the inspector’s decision to grant permission for a wind farm.
Lang DBE J
[2013] EWHC 473 (Admin)
Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990
England and Wales
CitedNewsmith Stainless Ltd, Regina (On the Application of) v Secretary of State for Environment, Transport and the Regions Admn 1-Feb-2001
Application was made to quash an inspector’s decision.
Held: An inspector’s decision was not to be challenged as to its facts. In any case where the expert tribunal is the fact finding body the threshold of Wednesbury unreasonableness or . .

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Appeal fromBarnwell 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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