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R (W E Black) v St Albans City and District Council [2015] EWHC 2059 (Admin)

DATE: 04 Jun 2015

Defending a judicial review of the Council’s decision to grant planning permission where the claim contended that the Council had failed properly to take into account the effects of the development on an adjoining site benefitting from permitted development rights to convert a building to residential use. Key questions of what constitutes materiality in planning decisions. Claim succeeded.