Simon Wicks, Deputy Editor for The Planner (S13 E2)

Simon Wicks

Simon Wicks

Our Special Guest this week is Simon Wicks, Deputy Editor of the Planner, the official member magazine of the Royal Town Planning Institute.

Thursday the 9th of May 2024 at 5:30pm

Latest News Update on planning related matters.

  • Decision of the High Court dated 3rd May 2024 in Friends of the Earth et al v Secretary of State for Energy Security & Net Zero [2024] EWHC 995 (Admin) concerning a challenge to the Secretary of State’s Carbon Budget Delivery Plan laid before Parliament under s14 of the Climate Change Act 2008, pursuant to the order made by Holgate J in R (Friends of the Earth v Secretary of State for Energy Security & Net Zero [2023] 1 WLR 225.
  • Decision of the Court of Appeal dated 2nd May 2024, in Secretary of State for LUH&C v Caldwell & Timberstore Ltd [2024] EWCA Civ 467 dismissing an appeal from the decision of Lieven J [2023] EWHC 2053 (Admin) quashing an inspector’s decision, dated 14 February 2023, to dismiss an appeal under section 174 of the TCPA 1990 and to uphold an enforcement notice alleging a breach of planning control requiring the cessation of residential use and demolition of a bungalow known as “The Goose House”. Misapplication of the Murfitt.
  • Decisions of an inspector dated 3rd May 2024 allowing Burlington Property Group’s appeals against the refusal by Three Rivers DC, of outline planning applications for A) up to 83 new homes, a new surgery & access & B) 9 homes & access in the Green Belt.

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