A blog about planning, planning law and planning policy


The information on this blog is not intended to be advice, legal or otherwise. You should not rely on it and I do not accept liability in connection with it. If you do have a planning law question on which you would like advice, seek legal advice from a suitably qualified solicitor. Specific advice should be sought for specific problems.

The review of the implementation of the Habitats and Wild Birds Directives

This was an interesting announcement in the Autumn Statement last Tuesday 29th November. These directives, implemented through the Habitats Regulations, have caused a lot of difficulty over the years, most markedly perhaps in the Thames Basin Heaths area, home to the woodlark, nightjar and Dartford warbler, and a Special Protection Area for Birds which stretches […]