Costs: reasons for refusal: vague, unsubstantiated and/or inaccurate assertions

Appeal Inspector’s decision

Neville Rodgers v Sunderland City Council

Decision date:  15 November 2018

Appeal and costs decision:https://acp.planninginspectorate.gov.uk/ViewCase.aspx?Caseid=3205125&CoID=0

Costs were awarded against the Council for relying on vague, generalised, unsustantiated, and/or inaccurate assertion for the first reason for refusal relating to the threat of anti-social behaviour from the proposed development, which was a residential institution.  Mention was made of the “emotive language” used in the Statement of Case.

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