Members followed NPPF retail policy in backing out-of-centre scheme against officer advice, Appeal Court rules

The granting by councillors of consent for an out-of-town centre retail scheme in Leeds despite officers warning of its likely adverse impacts has been backed by the Court of Appeal, after a judge ruled that the wording of the relevant national policy does not require decision-makers to automatically refuse such schemes.

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