JJ Gallagher Ltd and others v Cherwell District Council and another

Town and country planning – District plan. The Administrative Court allowed the claimants' application, under s 133(3) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004, for an order that a policy of the local plan adopted by the first defendant local planning authority be treated as not adopted and remitted to the second defendant Secretary of State. The Secretary of State's inspector had failed to give reasons for acting as he had or had been irrational in making a recommendation without reasons.

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