Persimmon Homes Ltd & Anor, R (on the application of) v Vale of Glamorgan Council  EWHC 535 (Admin),  JPL 1169
The claimants had argued that the decision of the Council to endorse the preferred strategy, which excluded the claimants’ site, was flawed by reason of a defective officers’ report and by predetermination and a conflict of interest at officer level. The claimants had also argued that the Council had unlawfully failed to re-consult on the options that had emerged at the pre-deposit stage. The Judge rejected all the grounds of challenge.
Morag Ellis QC and Robin Green appeared for the Vale of Glamorgan Council.