London Borough of Hillingdon and others v Secretary of State for Transport

Practice – Striking out. The Administrative Court struck out the claimant's application for judicial review of the defendant Secretary of State's selected for inclusion in a draft national policy statement (NPS) a proposal for a third runway at Heathrow airport. The words of s 13 of the Planning Act 2008 provided that proceedings could only be brought in the six-week period once the NPS was designated or published, which was not expected to occur until late 2017.

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