Legal Report - Eco-towns clear obstacle but prospect still unclear

Following last month's news that the legal challenge against the government's eco-town programme has failed (Planning, 30 January, p1), a summary of the court's reasons reveals where the weaknesses in the challengers' case lay. Despite this victory on the legal battlefield, however, the political future for the programme remains far from secure.

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