R (on the application of Davison) v Elmbridge Borough Council

Town and country planning – Development consent. In an application by the claimant adjacent land owner against planning permission granted by the council to itself over green belt land, the Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court, held that the local planning authority of the council acted unlawfully in failing to take into account its previous decision. It was incumbent on the council to address the change in position that the development could have an adverse impact on green belt openness.

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