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Planning weekly highlights—6 August 2020

Published on: 06 August 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Planning weekly highlights—6 August 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Planning policy
  • Planning for the Future: Planning White Paper published for consultation
  • Government consults on interim changes to planning system in England pending outcome of White Paper reforms
  • National infrastructure projects
  • Court of Appeal upholds London authority’s refusal to consent HS2 works (Hillingdon LBC v Secretary of State for Transport)
  • Court of Appeal refuses permission to challenge government’s decision to proceed with HS2 (Packham v Secretary of State for Transport)
  • Planning judicial and statutory review
  • Ministry of Justice launches review into judicial review
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Planning weekly highlights includes: publication of the long-awaited White Paper on reforms to the planning system in England, a consultation on interim changes pending the outcome of the White Paper reforms, two Court of Appeal decisions on the High Speed Two (HS2) rail project, the launch of a review into judicial review by the Ministry of Justice, two further judgments on planning enforcement action and proceedings, and a consultation on revised standards for new affordable and grant funded homes in Wales. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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