The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal brought by Rights: Community: Action against the decision of the Divisional Court. The Court of Appeal found that it was lawful for the Secretary of State to introduce Use Class E and permitted developments without carrying out a strategic environmental assessment. The full judgment can be found here..
Paul Brown QC and Alex Shattock acted for Rights: Community: Action.
Rupert Warren QC and Anjoli Foster acted for the Secretary of State.