Tim Goodwin, Director of Ecology Solutions Ltd (S1 E14)
Cases of the Week: Garland v Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs  EWHC 1814 (Admin) a claim challenging an order modifying the Definitive Map to change the status of a highway from footpath to bridleway.
PINS/MHCLG Decisions of the Week: Two Secretary of State decisions allowing appeals, both taken in the context of 5 yr HLS being demonstrated (1) For up to 600 dwellings & a local centre in Norfolk raising cumulative heritage impacts & Hab Regs issues (2) A determination finally allowing Muller Property Group’s appeals at Nantwich for a residentially led mixed use scheme including 189 dwellings plus a new access road.
Our Special Topic of the Week: After the Environment Secretary’s speech this week. Does Brexit provide the opportunity to rid planning of an unduly complex system of European ecological control?