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.