21 December 2016
Instructed counsel on behalf of the claimant, a shopkeeper. This was a
challenge against a decision of a Planning Inspector to grant prior
approval for the change of use of a corner shop into residential
accommodation. Amongst other matters, the case considered whether the
Planning Inspector had considered the needs of the elderly and disabled,
and whether she had had due regard to the public sector Equality Duty (PSED) in the Equality Act 2010 s.149.