Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 385 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWHC 2516 (Admin)
Court: Administrative Court
Judge:

Maurice Kay J

Representation John Steel QC, Robert White and Stephen Whale (instructed by Ian Clark) for the first claimant.
  Brian Ash QC and Thomas Hill (instructed by Stuart Ashurst) for the second claimant.
  John Hobson QC and Lisa Busch (instructed by Charles Russell) for the third claimant.
  Timothy Corner QC and Robert Palmer (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 26 November 2002

Catchwords

Transport - Consultation - Airport - Siting of runways - Procedural fairness - Rationality of decision.

The Case

The High Court determined that a consultation document entitled 'the future development of air transport in the United Kingdom: South East' issued by the Department of Transport, which excluded the options for new runways at Gatwick had been irrational and unfair.

Practice Areas

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