R (on the application of Jones (on his own behalf and on behalf of the Pylon Pressure Group) v Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Judicial review of North Wales Wind Farms Connection Order 2016, SI 2016/818, for construction of electricity line dismissed – . The Administrative Court dismissed the claimant's application for judicial review of the North Wales Wind Farms Connection Order 2016, SI 2016/818, granting development consent for the construction of a 132 kiloVolt electricity line, approximately 17.4 kilometres in length, which was to run above ground. The relevant policies had been applied, in particular, with respect to Grade II* listed buildings, alternatives had been considered and adequate reasons had been given.

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