CPI Update 200 - January 2021

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For subscribers, the January 2021 issue of the CPI Update appears attached below, and deals with the following cases:

  • Non-compliant disposals of public open spaces - R (on the application of Day) v Shropshire Council & Others.
  • Options to purchase triggered by planning - Fishbourne Developments Ltd v Stephens.
  • The extent of a right of way - McGill v Stewart & Anor.
  • Interpreting covenants to pay energy charges - Manchester Airport & Anor v Radisson Hotel Manchester Ltd.
  • Business rates and the status of property guardians - Southwark London Borough Council v Ludgate House Ltd.

There is also consideration of:

  • The continuation of restrictions on forfeiture.
  • The continuation of restrictions on CRAR.
  • An extension of the winding-up restrictions.
  • New COVID-19 local authority enforcement powers.
  • New Land Transaction Tax rates and bands for Wales.
  • FCA consultation on guidance for business interruption insurance claims.
  • Consultation on changes to permitted development rights.
  • Protecting charging orders by restrictions and notices.
  • SDLT part-exchange relief.
  • Land Registry official searches.

Published on 3 January 2021.