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The High Court has now given judgment on the claim by Sky Blue Sports (“SISU”) against Coventry City Council (“Coventry”) (R(Sky Blue Sports) v Coventry CC  EWHC 2089 (Admin)). SISU claimed that Coventry’s decision to lend £14.4 million to … Continue reading
Applying the Private Investor Test in Judicial Review: R (Sky Blue Sports & Leisure Limited & Ors) v Coventry City Council  EWHC 1747 (admin)
This is an important interlocutory judgment, which provides guidance on: (a) the legal test the Court will apply when determining whether a measure is consistent with the Private Investor Test (the “PIT”) in judicial review proceedings; and (b) what evidence … Continue reading
Further to the post of 5 September referring to the Commission’s decision to open a formal investigation into the Aggregates Levy, the Treasury has today issued a written ministerial statement announcing that the government is “taking steps to suspend the application … Continue reading
The second half of July saw a flurry of activity on the State aid front, which was announced with a deafening silence on this blog for the reason that the UKSALA blogger was busy trying to incorporate the various legislative … Continue reading
Regular readers of this blog may be interested to receive an update on the outcome of the State aid judicial review challenge in R (Shepherd Offshore Limited) v North Tyneside Council (previously covered here).
As noted in the blog post on 11 April 2013 (see here), at a hearing on 10 April the Court of Appeal revived the long-dormant appeal of the British Aggregates Association from the 2002 decision of Moses J. The transcript … Continue reading
On 17 May 2013, Sales J granted permission and ordered expedition in a judicial review claim that includes two grounds of challenge raising interesting State aid issues. In particular, this is (as far as the UKSALA bloggers are aware) the first … Continue reading
At a hearing in the Court of Appeal yesterday, before Longmore and Beatson LJJ, directions were given for the revival of the British Aggregates appeal – at nearly 11 years old, the longest-standing appeal currently pending before that Court.