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Route 66?

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 3 2013

To pay or not to pay was one of the questions that the Supreme Court considered in Cusack v London Borough of Harrow 2013 UKSC 40, a recent case

Development or not development?

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 26 2012

On 27 July 2012, the High Court handed down its judgment in R (Valley Action Group Ltd) v Bath and North East Somerset Council and another (2012) regarding whether a local authority was wrong when considering what constituted “development” under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and if the application did constitute development, whether it required an environmental impact assessment

(Un)lawful commencement of development

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 31 2011

Planning permissions must be implemented within strict time limits unless expressly agreed otherwise with the Planning Authority

Summary of the Programme for Government 2011-2012

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 11 2011

The 2011-12 Programme for Government sets out the Scottish Government's (the "Government") legislative priorities for the year ahead

Waiting for change: the current state of heritable security law in Scotland

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 31 2011

The Supreme Court decision in RBS v Wilson in November 2010 overruled long-established procedures used by secured lenders in repossession proceedings in respect of secured properties by ruling that a calling-up notice was necessary in every case where a heritable creditor wishes to remove the defaulting borrower from the secured property

Steering the supertanker - an update on the Localism Bill

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 30 2011

Recent announcements that the Coalition Government seeks to revitalise the "Big Society" movement coincide with the continued progress of the Decentralisation and Localism Bill through the UK Parliament

Old problems, new solutions? Compulsory purchase reform in Scotland

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 28 2011

Where a local authority seeks to acquire land to progress its policy objectives but an agreement with the owner of that land cannot be reached, the authority is empowered by statute compulsorily to acquire the land in certain circumstances

Scotland bill - greater financial autonomy for Scotland

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 25 2011

The 1998 Scotland Act gave Scotland significant powers to determine its own destiny in many areas of legal and public life

David v Goliath? Developers and the localism bill

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 21 2010

Developers and their advisors have been awaiting with baited breath the introduction of the Localism Bill into the UK Parliament

One step forward, two steps back? Regional spatial strategies in the wake of Cala Homes

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 30 2010

In continued pursuit of the "Big Society", the Coalition Government has taken its first steps towards sweeping away regional policy and empowering local communities to exert increased influence on planning decisions