Planning update: The boundaries of materiality

Ralph Kellas summarises a recent Supreme Court case concerning an onshore community wind turbine and considers the state of the law in light of it ‘It does not follow from the court’s judgment that a community fund can never be a material consideration. Clearly, it will depend on particular circumstances.’ In November 2019, the Supreme …
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Cases Referenced

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