Burke says ‘too many frivolous challenges’ being made to planning decisions
The minister said that a government review of the planning process could result in the setting-up of a dedicated planning court, as well as changes to how the costs of these cases are arrived at
There are “too many” judicial review challenges being made to planning decisions “on frivolous grounds”, Peter Burke, the Minister for State with responsibility for planning, has claimed.
Burke said a government review of the planning process could result in the setting-up of a dedicated planning court, extra thresholds for the granting of a judicial review and changes to the way the costs of such cases are weighted.
He was speaking to...
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