Nicola Gooch considers how and if a mistaken planning decision can be rectified Local planning authorities simply do not have the legal power to unilaterally reverse a planning decision once it has been issued. Planning has had rather a torrid time in the press over the last few weeks. On 8 September, the Daily Mail …
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- Connors v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government  EWCA Civ 1850
- Croyde Area Residents Association v North Devon District Council  EWHC 646 (Admin)
- Pioneer Aggregates (UK) Ltd. v Secretary of State for the Environment  A.C. 132
- R. (Gleeson Developments Ltd) v Secretary of State  EWCA Civ 1118
- R. (Health and Safety Executive) v Wolverhampton City Council  1 W.L.R. 2264
- R. (on the application of Thornton Hall Hotel Ltd) v Thornton Holdings Ltd  EWCA Civ 737
- R. v Bassetlaw District Council Ex parte Oxby  P.L.C.R. 283
- R. v Secretary of State for the Environment Ex p. Reinisch (1971) 22 P. & C. R. 1022, 1025