County council fails to give reasons for green belt plan

In R (on the application of Tate) v Northumberland County Council, the High Court quashed planning permission for a dwelling to be built on green belt land. 

It said the council had failed to give reasons for concluding that the development amounted to limited infill in a village so that it was not necessary for there to be very special circumstances before permission is granted.

The council granted outline planning permission in 2016 for a ...

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