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Compulsory purchase guidance: new advice from the Scottish government

United Kingdom - May 23 2018 The Scottish government published compulsory purchase guidance for acquiring authorities at the end of April. It is aimed at acquiring authorities...

Paula McGeady.


The Court of Appeal has decided when land can be registered as a town or village green by limiting the use of the ‘statutory incompatibility’ test.

United Kingdom - May 16 2018 Registration of land as a town or village green can cause significant difficulties for landowners and developers, as it severely reduces the...

Laura Fuller.


National Policy Statement for water resources and thresholds for water NSIPs - an update

United Kingdom - April 25 2018 On 5 April 2018, the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) published a response to its 2017 consultation on the draft national...

Michael Barlow.


Town or village green applications

United Kingdom - October 17 2017 Village green applications pose catastrophic risk to development sites. The courts have recently ruled that applicants can repeatedly correct...

Jen Ashwell.


Food, Farming and Land Quarterly - Winter 2015

United Kingdom - December 10 2015 The EU Water Framework Directive, enacted in 2000 under a UK Presidency, sets as a key objective the achievement by all Member States of “good...

Sian Edmunds, Huw Cooke, William Wilson, Alastair Morrison, Cathryn Tracey.