DCLG clarifies position on onshore wind appeals

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has said that developers will still be able to appeal against councils' refusals of onshore wind applications, after the energy secretary told MPs earlier this week that the Planning Inspectorate would no longer be able to overturn such decisions.

by Jamie Carpenter and Susie Sell
Wind energy: DCLG has clarified position on appeals in statement (picture by steve p2008)
Wind energy: DCLG has clarified position on appeals in statement (picture by steve p2008)

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