DD1251 Recovery of Legal Expenses – REMA

Type of decision: 
Director's decision
Code: 
DD1251
Date signed: 
01 September 2014
Decision by: 
Fiona Fletcher-Smith, Executive Director of Development, Enterprise and Environment

Executive summary

In October 2013 the Mayor published Revised Early Minor Alterations to the London Plan (REMA). A consortium of Boroughs sought to challenge the Mayor’s decision to publish REMA. In the High Court, the judge found in favour of the Mayor and against the consortium. The Mayor was also awarded costs. An offer of £55,000 has been made by the consortium which has been accepted. Total costs were £61,590. This Decision is to agree to the GLA receiving the payment pursuant to the agreement.

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