R (on the application of Blackpool Borough Council) v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and another

Town and country planning – Permission for development. The Administrative Court allowed the claimant local planning authority's application for an order quashing the decision of an inspector appointed by the first defendant Secretary of State to permit development of a synagogue. The inspector had not given the required considerable importance and weight to the finding of harm to the synagogue, and its features of special architectural and historic interest or great weight to the conservation of the synagogue.

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