Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 318 (Jul)
Court: Administrative Court
Judge:

Harrison J

Representation David Watkinson (instructed by Community Law Partnership, Birmingham) for the claimant.
  John Litton (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the first defendant.
  Robert McKraken (instructed by Jeremy Price) for the second defendant.
Judgment Dates: 23 July 2002

Catchwords

Compulsory purchase - Compulsory purchase order - Application to quash order - Claimants illegally occupying site - Planning authority seeking to purchase site to return it to agricultural use - Secretary of State confirming order but requiring undertaking that order not implemented for six months - Whether order interference with claimants' Convention rights - European Convention on Human Rights, art 8.

The Case

If you are a LexisLibrary subscriber you can read more about this case here.