Richard Ground KC and John Fitzsimons begin three day judicial review challenge at the High Court

04 Jul 2023

Public Law and Judicial Review, Local Government, Planning and Environment

Richard Ground KC and John Fitzsimons appear for the First Claimant in the High Court today in a three-day judicial review challenge to the decision by Cornwall Council to grant planning permission for the construction of a crematorium in Poundstock, Cornwall.

The claim is brought on nine grounds raising issues including material considerations, interpretation of planning policy and failure to publish background papers to an Officer’s Report. The Second Claimant raises a further seven grounds of challenge including need, habitats and noise.