Recent cases have emphasised the need for consistency in planning decisions, and to be aware of relevant earlier decisions, as Amy Truman finds out ‘The court quashed the planning permission, holding that the council had clearly made inconsistent decisions without providing adequate reasoning.’ Two recent High Court decisions emphasised the importance of consistency in planning …
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- Baroness Cumberlege of Newick & anor v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government & anor  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  EWHC 2056 (Admin)