|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 81 (Mar)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Pill, Rix and Sullivan LJJ (judgment delivered extempore)
|Representation||Richard Drabble QC and James Burton (instructed by Richard Buxton Environmental & Public Law) for the claimant.|
|Roger Giles (instructed by the legal department of Herefordshire District Council) for the authority.|
|Judgment Dates:||9 March 2012|
Town and country planning - Permission for development - Duty to give adequate reasons - Defendant local planning authority granting planning permission for dwelling house in open countryside - Grant of permission being contrary to planning officer's recommendation - Reasons for permission referring to separate documents - Claimant seeking explanation for decision - Claimant not being satisfied by explanation and seeking permission to commence judicial review proceedings - Permission being refused - Claimant appealing - Whether judge erring in refusing permission on ground of promptness - Whether authority failing to give adequate reasons for granting permission.