Nature conservation duties and planning authorities

The High Court has considered planning authorities’ statutory duty to have regard to conserving biodiversity and the government’s Planning Policy Statement on biodiversity. The case underlines the hurdles facing environmental organisations wishing to question the professional judgment of statutory nature conservation bodies in legal proceedings.

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here


Call: 020 8267 8120

Register for
Free Trial

  • 14 day access to subscriber-only content



Prices on request

  • Full access to for 12 months
  • Monthly print issues
  • Clear and accessible guidance on relevant legislation
  • Integration with ENDS Compliance Manager helping you plan ahead and ensure compliance for your organisation
  • Individual or bespoke multi-user packages available

See all benefits