Preston New Road Action Group (through Holliday) v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and another; Frackman v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and others

Town and country planning – Permission for development. The claimants' challenge to the defendant Secretary of State's grant of planning permission, with proposals for exploration works, including exploratory wells, and associated monitoring to test the feasibility of the commercial extraction of shale gas, would be dismissed. In so doing, the Court of Appeal, Civil Division, dismissed all the claimants' grounds of challenge, including alleged misinterpretation of relevant policies.

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