A blog about planning, planning law and planning policy

Disclaimer

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.

It’s a SNIP. And why judicial review is a vital check on government

Rookery South Energy from Waste Facility was the first case to go through the infrastructure planning system introduced by the Planning Act 2008, and it was my privilege to represent two of the parties, the local authorities. It is however also proving to be the slowest – perhaps it is inevitable that the first flushes […]

First ever IPC decision issued

Commissioner Paul Hudson of the IPC

The IPC issued its decision on Rookery South last week, two days ahead of the deadline. This is the very first project to go to the IPC. It is for a 65MW energy from waste plant at Stewartby, Bedfordshire. I had the privilege of representing the host local […]