Mark Southgate, CEO of MOBIE (S3 E6)
Court Judgments of the week:
- The Open Spaces Society v Secretary of State EF&RA EWCA  Civ 241; the Court of Appeal dismissing an appeal against a decision of Lieven J which had confirmed that an inspector had not made an error of law when concluding it was expedient to confirm a footpath diversion order under section 119 of the Highways Act 1980.
- Leech Homes Limited v Northumberland County Council  EWCA Civ 198; a decision of the Court of Appeal on an appeal from the Upper Tribunal raising issues about a CAAD & the basis of compensation of land, situated in the Green Belt, where the Council had no 5 yr HLS, acquired by compulsory purchase.
- Cheshire East v Mahoney et al  EWHC 350; a decision ofMr Justice Turner in proceedings for contempt & seeking permanent injunctions prohibiting the occupation of land by members of the travelling community following the earlier grants of planning injunctions under section 187B of the 1990 T&CPA.