Administrative Court indicates that a privately owned airport operator may be amenable to judicial review

In R. (on the application of Doncaster MBC) v Doncaster Sheffield Airport Ltd [2022] EWHC 3060 (Admin), the Administrative Court has indicated that it is “arguable with a realistic prospect of success” that a decision made by a privately owned airport operator, Doncaster Sheffield Airport Limited (the “Operator“), to close Doncaster Sheffield Airport, is amenable … Read more

Upper Tribunal considers what constitutes a public authority under the Environmental Information Regulations

The Upper Tribunal (the “UT”) in Information Commissioner v Poplar Housing Association and Regeneration Community Association [2020] UKUT 182 (AAC) has dismissed the Information Commissioner’s appeal against a decision by the First-tier Tribunal (the “FTT”), confirming a housing association was not a “public authority” for the purposes of regulation 2(2)(c) of the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 … Read more