Changes to permitted development rights for electronic communications infrastructure

Technical Consultation

This consultation seeks views on proposed planning reforms that will allow the deployment of telecoms equipment to be quicker whilst ensuring that there are appropriate environmental protections and safeguards in place. Proposals we are consulting include the following:

enabling the deployment of radio equipment housing up to specified limits and Read more…

Rateable occupation R. (on the application of Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (on behalf of Public Health England)) v Harlow DC

In considering the question of what constituted occupation of premises for non-domestic rating purposes, the court set out a checklist of propositions of law that would enable district judges to determine such disputes and a suggested protocol for their swift and efficient determination.


Judgment for claimant.

Propositions of law – when premises Read more…