Material Considerations


On an application for planning permission for a development proposed to be undertaken by a community benefit society, is a proposed donation to the community of a proportion of the turnover derived from the development properly taken into account as a material consideration? No, says the Court of Appeal in Wright v Forest of Dean District Council (2017) EWCA Civ 2102, upholding Dove J (2016) EWHC 1349 (Admin).