Secretary of state accepts that 'deliverable' housing site definition is wider than NPPF's 'closed list'

The housing secretary has backed down in a council's legal challenge to an appeal decision and conceded that the National Planning Policy Framework's (NPPF's) definition of a "deliverable" housing site is not a "closed list" but leaves room for decision-makers to exercise their planning judgement.

by Court reporter
The Royal Courts of Justice in London. Pic: Getty Images
The Royal Courts of Justice in London. Pic: Getty Images

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