Town and country planning – Permission for development. The first defendant Welsh Ministers granted planning permission for the extension of a dairy unit on the ground that the economic benefits outweighed the social and environmental objections. The claimant international animal welfare organisation applied to quash the grant of planning permission, under s 288 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. The Administrative Court, in dismissing the application, held that there was no merit in any of the claimant's challenges.