Legal Viewpoint - Division needed to assess own plans

On 20 October, the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) published eight strategic environmental assessment (SEA) reports on the proposed revocation of the English regional strategies. On the same day, the European Court of Justice handed down a ruling that, had it gone the other way, might have rendered those reports unlawful.

by Simon Ricketts, Partner SJ Berwin

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