Bennett v Cumbria County Council
Jurisdiction: High Court of England and Wales
Principle law(s): National Planning Policy Framework
Side A: Marianne Bennett (Individual)
Side B: Cumbria County Council (Government)
Side B: West Cumbria Mining (Corporation)
The case settled in May 2020 after West Cumbria Mining, the project proponents, submitted a revised application for planning permission correcting several of the defects in the original application.
Related laws and policies
The National Planning Policy Framework sets out the Government's planning policies for England and how they should be applied in the context of local development plans and planning decisions. The purpose of the planning framework is to contribute to the achievement of sustainable development. One...