Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2001] All ER (D) 293 (Feb)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Lord Phillips MR, Simon Brown and Longmore LJJ

Representation George Laurence QC and Rhodri Price Lewis (instructed by Brooke North) for the applicant.
  John Hobson QC (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
Judgment Dates: 23 February 2001


Highway - Classification - Definitive map - Bridleway shown on definitive map - Application by landowner for deletion of bridleway from map - Secretary of State ordering deletion of bridleway - Local authority agreeing that no evidence of use as bridleway but claiming that evidence of use as footpath - Inspector finding no right of way of any description - Whether inspector having power to confirm Secretary of State's order subject to modification proposed by local authority - s 53, Sch 14, Sch 15.

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