A Local Authority need not give its reasons for granting a planning application, even where a previous and identical application had been refused.
Times 19-Aug-1997,  EWCA Civ 2262,  JPL 49, (1998) 76 P and CR 207,  3 PLR 55
Town and Country Planning Act 1970 78
England and Wales
Appeal from – Regina v Aylesbury Vale District Council and Another, Ex Parte Chaplin and Others QBD 23-Jul-1996
There was no common law duty to give reasons for a grant of permission after a refusal. . .
Cited – Hasan, Regina (on the Application of) v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry CA 25-Nov-2008
The claimant appealed refusal of leave to bring judicial review of decisions to sell arms to the Israeli state. He lived in Palestine and said that Israel had destroyed his farm, and that licences broke the criteria under the 2002 Act. He said that . .
Cited – Dover District Council v CPRE Kent SC 6-Dec-2017
‘When a local planning authority against the advice of its own professional advisers grants permission for a controversial development, what legal duty, if any, does it have to state the reasons for its decision, and in how much detail? Is such a . .
These lists may be incomplete.
Updated: 11 May 2021; Ref: scu.86074