Forest of Dean District Council v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government & another

[2016] EWHC 421 (Admin)

Barrister: Philip Robson
Area of Law: Planning 
Summary: Philip successfully acted as junior to Peter Wadsley in the High Court on behalf of Forest of Dean District Council in an important planning decision in the case of Forest of Dean District Council v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government & another [2016] EWHC 421 (Admin). This case provides much needed judicial guidance to LPAs who often come up against the problem of the “significantly and demonstrably” balance in NPPF paragraph 14 as a result of not showing a 5-year housing land supply.

View news article: Planning barristers’ Peter Wadsley and Philip Robson successful in the High Court in Forest of Dean District Council v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government & another