Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 341 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWHC 2136 (Admin)
Court: Administrative Court
Judge:

Judge Rich QC (sitting as a judge of the High Court)

Representation Timothy Straker QC and Ian Albutt (instructed by Sharpe Pritchard) for the authority.
  Charles George QC and Stephen Cottle (instructed by the Community Law Partnership, Birmingham) for the second defendant.
Judgment Dates: 17 September 2002

Catchwords

Town and country planning - Development - Green belt - Inappropriate development - Very special circumstances - Validity of planning inspector's decision.

The Case

Per curiam: The fact that a person is a gypsy with fear of and objection to being put in permanent housing could not of itself constitute a very special circumstance justifying inappropriate development in the Green Belt.

Practice Areas

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