• Government Publishes National Infrastructure Plan 2014

    On Tuesday 2nd December, the Government published its National Infrastructure Plan 2014, listing the infrastructure projects in the pipeline and the long-term plans for UK infrastructure.


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  • Review of the Chancellor's Autumn Statement

    On Wednesday 3rd December, the Chancellor gave his last Autumn Statement, setting out the state of the economy, before next year’s General Election.


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  • New Cumbrian Nuclear Power Plant have obtained government funding

    NuGeneration Limited have been granted government funding for a new nuclear power plant in West Cumbria.


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  • Major Changes Anticipated To Welsh Planning Law

    The Welsh planning system is to be streamlined under the new Planning Bill, which hopes to receive royal assent in 2015.


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  • Scottish Government Wind Turbine Good Practice Guidance Consultation Commences

    Last week the Scottish Government released a draft consultation document titled; public engagement on Wind Turbine proposals: Good practice guidance.


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  • DECC Plans Shale Gas Sovereign Wealth Fund

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have announced plans to establish a sovereign wealth fund for shale gas tax revenues. The proposed fund will be debated in the House of Lords on Monday 17th November 2014.


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  • Court Of Appeal Overturns High Court Ruling In Redhill On Meaning Of “Any Other Harm”

    The Court of Appeal has overturned the High Court’s ruling in the case of Redhill Aerodrome Ltd v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.


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  • Zyda Law To Attend Renewable UK 2014 Conference And Exhibition, Manchester

    Wet and windy November seems like an apt time of year to host the Renewable UK 2014 conference and exhibition!


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  • Zyda Law advises EDF Energy on Habitats Regulations and secures planning permission for development at Dungeness B Nuclear Power Station

    We are pleased to announce that EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited (EDF Energy) have been granted planning permission to carry out works to enhance the resilience of the existing shingle ridge to the south of the Dungeness B Nuclear Power Station.


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  • Farmers To Lose Right To Claim Subsidies For Fields Filled With Solar Panels

    A DEFRA press release earlier this week announced that farmers will lose their right to claim subsidies for fields filled with solar panels.


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