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Plans approved for 67,000 sqm employment scheme on former green belt site

Plans approved for 67,000 sqm employment scheme on former green belt site

Plans have been approved for a 67,000 square metre employment scheme on a 15.6-hectare former green belt site near the M18 motorway in South Yorkshire.

High Court tells Yorkshire council to reconsider its local plan adoption

High Court tells Yorkshire council to reconsider its local plan adoption

A Yorkshire council will have to reconsider the adoption of its local plan, after a High Court judge faulted it for not taking into account a strategic environmental assessment of a policy that lays the ground for a new settlement of at least 3,000 homes.

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Six government infrastructure decisions promised this autumn

Six government infrastructure decisions promised this autumn

Due dates for government decisions on Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects before 31.12.20

Five legal verdicts to look out for this autumn

Five legal verdicts to look out for this autumn

Cases due before the courts October-November 2020. Hearing dates may be subject to change.

How a court judgment exposed the risk of counting on housing need to justify green belt release

How a court judgment exposed the risk of counting on housing need to justify green belt release

A successful legal challenge to a development plan in Leeds shows the risk of plan-makers depending too heavily on housing need figures to justify green belt release, especially when those numbers drop significantly, say commentators

Why the business secretary overruled an inspector's recommendation and approved a gas-fired power plant

Why the business secretary overruled an inspector's recommendation and approved a gas-fired power plant

A minister's approval of a gas-fired power plant against an inspector's finding potentially conflicts with the government's commitment to its net zero carbon target, say some experts, who also suggest the decision illustrates the need for an overhaul of the eight-year-old energy national policy statements.