The Rt Hon Victoria Prentis KC MP, Attorney General for England & Wales (S12 E1)
Victoria Prentis KC MP
Our Special Guest this week is the Attorney General for England & Wales, the Rt Hon Victoria Prentis KC MP.
- Decision of the Court of Appeal in R (oaf Fiske) v Test Valley BC & Woodington Solar Ltd  EWCA Civ 1495 dismissing an appeal against the decision of the HHJ Jarman KC who had dismissed the claimant’s application for judicial review of the Council’s decision to grant planning permission for development including the construction of a 132kV substation on land at Woodington Farm, East Wellow, on the ground that the Council failed to take into account the incompatibility of that planning permission with one previously granted.
- Decision of the High Court, Karen Ridge sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge, dated 15 December 2023 in R (oao Lidl Great Britain Ltd) v East Lindsey DC & Aldi Stores Ltd  EWHC 3210 (Admin) on a renewed oral application to seek judicial review of the Council’s decision to grant planning permission to Aldi for retail development at Spilsby Road, Horncastle. Permission granted because two of the four grounds judged to be arguable.
- Decision of an inspector dated 3rd January 2024 allowing an appeal by A2 Dominion Developments Ltd against the refusal of the LB of Hounslow to grant full planning permission for part 2 and 3 storey development for a SEND school and 124 homes in 3 blocks ranging from 3 to 5 storeys. Issues around effect on neighbouring properties including the agent of change principle, history, and living conditions of future residents.