Episode 9 with Priya Shah, Founder of BAME in Property
Our Special Guest this week is Priya Shah, Founder of BAME in Property, an organisation for BAME and non-BAME professionals who are passionate about increasing ethnic diversity in the property and planning sectors. Priya is also a Consultant at Grayling specialising in stakeholder engagement and community consultation in the built environment.
Court Judgments of the Week,
- R (Hawkhurst Parish Council) v. Tunbridge Wells BC  EWHC 3019 (Admin) – unsuccessful JR challenge to the grant of planning permission for a McCarthy and Stone care home on highways, heritage and AONB grounds..
- Sevenoaks District Council v. SSHCLG  EWHC 3054 (Admin) – Sevenoaks DC’s’ unsuccessful challenge to the conclusion of the Inspector appointed to examine their Local Plan that they had failed to comply with the Duty to Co-Operate.
- R (Rights: Community: Action Ltd) v. SSCHLG – judgment of Lewis LJ and Holgate J due to be delivered on Tuesday on the JR challenge to the amendments to the GPDO and Use Classes Order.
Decision of the week: grant of DCO for the A303 Stonehenge Tunnel upgrade scheme.