Case law >> Regional strategies: still material
LexisPSL's Colleen Theron and Deirdre Lyons detail a case that confirms local authorities and developers must continue to consider regional strategies in planning applicationsIn July 2011, the High Court quashed an inspector’s decision refusing planning permission for a waste treatment facility in Derby. Resource Recovery Solutions (Derbyshire) had applied for planning per
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