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The implications of the High Court's duty to cooperate verdict

The implications of the High Court's duty to cooperate verdict

The High Court's decision to throw out a Hertfordshire authority's legal bid to overturn an inspector's verdict that it did not meet the duty to cooperate in drawing up its draft plan underlines the seriousness with which local planning authorities need to treat the legal test, experts have said.

One third of councils lack five-year housing land supply, says report

One third of councils lack five-year housing land supply, says report

A third of authorities in the South East and East of England regions do not have a five-year housing land supply, according to a consultancy's analysis.

St Albans fails in legal bid to overturn inspector's duty to cooperate verdict

St Albans fails in legal bid to overturn inspector's duty to cooperate verdict

A Hertfordshire authority has failed in its legal bid to overturn an inspector's verdict that it did not meet the duty to cooperate in drawing up its draft local plan.

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How a data breach cost a local planning authority £150,000

How a data breach cost a local planning authority £150,000

The information watchdog's decision to hit an Essex council with a six-figure fine for inadvertently publishing sensitive personal data in online planning documents is a stark warning to local planning authorities of the consequences of breaching data protection laws, experts have said.

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