Tagged: judicial review

Extract from the old handwritten Portobello Park title deed 3

A change of law for Portobello Park?

In 2011 Edinburgh City Council granted planning permission to itself for a new school to be built on Portobello Park having first announced its intention to develop the park in 2006. The Council, however,...

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Opening up our right of appeal

When the Government, Councils and public bodies are making decisions about things that affect our lives they are often bound by procedures for making such decisions. These procedures exist to prevent arbitrary decisions by...

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Hunterston court judgement explained

Last week we recieved a letter from the Coalition for Access to Justice for the Environment(CAJE) explaining why the judge dismissed Marco McGinty’s judicial review regarding Hunterston’s inclusion in the National Planning Framework 2....

Hunterston judgment imminent 3

Hunterston judgment imminent

The decision on the Court of Session case taken by Marco McGinty challenging the designation of a new clean coal-fired power station at Hunterston as a national development in the National Planning Framework will...

Hunterston coal fired power station – the court case 1

Hunterston coal fired power station – the court case

People living close to Hunterston are angry and frustrated at not being given the opportunity to respond to a proposal for a coal fired power station on their doorstep. The development was not included...

Scotland’s first cap on legal costs, campaign success! 0

Scotland’s first cap on legal costs, campaign success!

Planning Democracy are pleased to announce that at the end of january the Court of Session granted the first ever Protective and Restricted Expenses Order in our favour.