Further Cheshire West fall out: Supreme Court to decide about Mental Health Act patients
Today the Supreme Court will be considering whether a First Tier Tribunal (FTT) has power to conditionally discharge a restricted patient with conditions that satisfy the objective element of a....
For the first time, Court of Appeal to consider section 177(2) of the Housing Act 1996 and the PSED
Local housing authorities across the country are struggling in the face of a housing crisis. That fact forms part of the background to the case of Lomax v Gosport Borough....
NPPF2: A new planning rulebook, or more of the same?
Yesterday, on the last day of the parliamentary term, the Government published a raft of new measures.
For planners, the most significant were the new National Planning Policy Framework and associated....
Council justified in seeking £800k price tag for retirement scheme
An Inspector has upheld Braintree District Council's decision to refuse permission for a retirement scheme, partly on the basis that the developer had failed to provide a policy driven affordable....