11-Apr-2002Planning reform is never an easy business. All that consultation that you have to go through. As far as the latest government Green Paper on this subject is concerned, a little more consultation, at the highest level, would not have gone amiss. It might have pre-empted the call for legally aided third party rights of appeal against any sort of controversial planning application. But where does this enthusiasm for protecting third parties come from? Astragal understands it comes not ...