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Openness in a year of Lockdowns

In this episode John Pugh-Smith reviews the Higher Courts cases on the correct approach to this Green Belt thorny issue, starting with the Supreme Court's judgment in R (Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) Ltd)  v North Yorkshire County Council [2020] UKSC 3, and, those of the Court of Appeal in Hook v Secretary for Housing, Communities and Local Government [2020] EWCA Civ 486, R (Liverpool Open and Green Spaces Community Interest Company) v Liverpool City Council [2020] EWCA Civ 81 and, R (Lochairlot Investments Ltd  v Mendip District Council & Norton St Philip Parish Council [2020] EWCA Civ 1259.