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PLANNING PERMISSION: Like for like

26 October 2017  

Recent cases have emphasised the need for consistency in planning decisions, and to be aware of relevant earlier decisions, as Amy Truman finds out

Two recent High Court decisions emphasised the importance of consistency in planning decisions and the need for clear reasons to be provided where inconsistencies arise.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Baroness Cumberlege of Newick & anor v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government & anor [2017] EWHC 2057 (Admin)

    North Wiltshire District Council v Secretary of State for the Environment (1993) 65 P&CR 137

    R (Midcounties Co-Operative Ltd) v Forest of Dean District Council [2017] EWHC 2056 (Admin)