Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2011] All ER (D) 73 (Jan)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court (London)

Ouseley J (judgment delivered extempore)

Representation Martin Edwards (instructed by Horsey Lightly Fynn, Bournemouth) for the claimants.
  Saira Kabir Sheikh (instructed by legal Services, Dorset County Council) for the authority.
Judgment Dates: 13 January 2011


Town and country planning - Permission for development - Material consideration - Respondent local authority granting itself planning permission for extension of public library - Scheme involving closure of cafe owned by claimants - Whether authority ignoring material considerations in granting permission.

The Case

Town and country planning Permission for development. The Administrative Court dismissed the claimants' application for judicial review of the respondent authority's decision to grant itself planning permission to extend a public library into the space occupied by the claimants' cafe, where there had been nothing unlawful in the conclusion to which the committee had come and no unlawfulness in the manner in which it had considered the application.

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