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United Kingdom Decision V/9n

DocumentStatusDate received or posted by the Secretariat
Decision V/9n of the Meeting of the Parties on compliance by the United Kingdom with its obligations under the Convention (ECE/MP.PP/2014/2/Add.1)  ENG FRE RUSAdopted by the Meeting of the Parties at its 5th session14.10.2014
First progress reportFrom the Party concerned29.12.2014
Covering email enclosing
comments on Party concerned's first progress report
From an observer (CAJE)22.01.2015
Comments on Party concerned's first progress report enclosing
Annex: comments on Party concerned's draft 2013 national implementation report
From the communicant of ACCC/C/2012/68 (Ms. Metcalfe)22.01.2015
Covering email enclosing
comments on Party concerned's first progress report
From the communicant of ACCC/C/2010/53 (Moray Feu Resident Association)23.01.2015
Covering email
enclosing comments on Party concerned's first progress report
Annex 1: SSCLG v Venn (Court of Appeal judgment)
Annex 2: Howell v SSCLG (protective costs order)
Annex 3: Sale v SHDC (costs order)
Annex 4: San Vicente (costs order)
From an observer (Richard Buxton Environmental and Public Law)23.01.2015
Comments on Party concerned's first progress reportFrom the communicant of ACCC/C/2008/33 (Client Earth)23.01.2015
Comments on Party concerned's first progress reportFrom an observer (name withheld on request)23.01.2015
Comments on Party concerned's first progress report (collated)From the communicant of ACCC/C/2008/33 (Robert Latimer)05.01.2015 - 28.01.2015
Letter to Party concerned enclosing Committee's first progress review and reminding of deadline for second progress reportFrom the secretariat20.10.2015
Second progress reportFrom the Party concerned13.11.2015
Comments on Party concerned's second progress reportFrom the communicant of ACCC/C/2010/53 (Moray Feu Resident Association) 08.12.2015
Comments on Party concerned's second progress report
Annex 1: Executive Summary-Costs Protection in Environmental Claims
Annex 2: Annex A to Executive Summary-Costs Protection in Environmental Claims, Claims data
Annex 3: Annex B to Executive Summary-Costs Protection in Environmental Claims, Judgments
Annex 4: Annex C to Executive Summary-Costs Protection in Environmental Claims, Interim injunctive relief
Annex 5: Legal opinion on Costs Protection in Environmental claims
Annex 6: Response to the Ministry of Justice
From observers (RSPB, Friends of the Earth, Friends of the Earth (Scotland), C & J Black Solicitors)17.12.2015
Comments on Party concerned's second progress report
Annex 1: The Tribunal's Decision on an application for permission to appeal 0112
Annex 2: The Tribunal's Decision on an application for permission to appeal 0111
From the communicant of ACCC/C/2008/33 (Mr. Latimer)18.12.2015
Comments on Party concerned's second progress reportFrom the communicant of ACCC/C/2008/33 (Client Earth)18.12.2015
Comments on Party concerned's second progress report
Annex: Response to the Ministry of Justice on cost protection in environmental claims
From an observer (Richard Buxton Environmental and Public Law)18.12.2015
Email enclosing comments on Party concerned's second progress report
Annex 1: Investigation Report for the Collapse of a Nordex Wind Turbine at Screggagh Wind Farm (redacted)
Annex 2: Correspondence regarding the request for information
Annex 3: Article, The Destruction of Scottish Power
Annex 4: Freedom of Information Act request F0002371
From the communicant of ACCC/C/2012/68 (Ms. Metcalfe)12.01.2016 (dated 11.01.2016)
Comments on second progress report at Committee's 52nd meetingFrom observers (RSPB and Friends of the Earth)09.03.2016
Letter to the Party concerned enclosing the Committee's questions regarding decision V/9n at the Committee's 52nd meetingFrom the secretariat13.04.2016
Response to  the Committee's questions at the 52nd meeting
Annex: Response to  the communicant of ACCC/C/2008/33 (Client Earth)
From the Party concerned29.04.2016

Comments on Party concerned's response to the Committee's questions at the 52nd meeting
Annex 1: Decision of  the Supreme Court Edwards v. Environment Agency (No. 2) [2014] 1 W.L.R.
Annex 2: Decision of  the Supreme Court R (on the application of Edwards and another) v Environment Agency and others (No 2) [2014] 1 All ER
Annex 3: Decision of  the Supreme Court Regina (Edwards and another) v Environment Agency and others (No 2)[2011] 1WLR
Annex 4: The ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union in Edwards v. Environment Agency (No. 2) [2013] 1 W.L.R. 2914
Annex 5: The ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union in European Commission v. UK (supporting Denmark and anor.) [2014] Q.B. 988
Annex 6:  Communicant's response to the consultation questions
Annex 7: Extracts regarding Civil Procedure Rules Part 54.12(7)
Annex 8: Extracts regarding Civil Procedure Rules Part 52.15(1A)

From the communicant of ACCC/C/2011/64 and ACCC/C/2011/65 (Mr. Ewing)06.05.2016
Comments on Party concerned's response to the Committee's questions at the 52nd meetingFrom observers (RSPB, Friends of the Earth, Friends of the Earth (Scotland), C & J Black Solicitors)06.05.2016
Comments on Party concerned's response to the Committee's questions at the 52nd meeting
Annex 1: Opinion of the Court delivered by Lord Menzies in the reclaiming motion of J Mark Gibson [2016] CSIH 10
Annex 2:  Opinions of Lady Smith, Lord Brodie and Lord Drummond Young in the Petition by John Muir Trust Petitioners and Respondents against Scottish Ministers [2016] CSIH
From the communicant of ACCC/C/2012/68 (Ms. Metcalfe)07.05.2016
Additional information to the comments on Party concerned 's response to the Committee's questionsFrom the communicant of ACCC/C/2012/68 (Ms. Metcalfe)16.05.2016
Email enclosing Statutory Instrument 2017/95From the communicant of communication ACCC/C/2008/33 (Client Earth)21.02.2017
Letter to the Party concerned enclosing the Committee's second progress reviewFrom the secretariat24.02.2017
Email referring to statement of "Environment Link UK" delivered at the 10th meeting of the Task Force on Access to JusticeFrom observer (RSPB)27.02.2017
Statement prepared for the Committee's 56th meetingFrom the communicant of communication ACCC/C/2012/68 (Ms. Metcalfe)01.03.2017

Statement prepared for the Committee's 56th meeting

Annex 1: Statement of "Environment Link UK" delivered at the 10th meeting of the Task Force on Access to Justice
Annex 2: Submission to the Second Legislative Scrutiny Committee, dated 08.02.2017
Annex 3: 25th Report of the Second Legislative Scrutiny Committee (2016-17), dated 23.02.2017

From observers (RSPB and Friends of the Earth)02.03.2017
Statement prepared for the Committee's 56th meetingFrom observer (Richard Buxton Environment and Public Law, also representing the communicants of communications ACCC/C/2008/23 and ACCC/C/2013/86)06.03.2017
Email following the discussion at the Committee's 56th meetingFrom the communicant of ACCC/C/2008/33 (Mr. Latimer)06.03.2017
Statement following the discussion at the Committee's 56th meeting From the communicant of communication ACCC/C/2008/33 (Client Earth) and observers (RSPB and Friends of the Earth)07.03.2017

Cover letter forwarding statement

Annex 1: Opinion [2014] CSOH 172, Court of Session, 31.10.2014

Annex 2: Opinion  [2016] CSIH 33, Extra Division, Court of Session, 29.04.2016

Annex 3: Letter to SEPA, dated 20.12.2016

Annex 4: Points arising from Sneddons Law Appeal Hearing (DPEA PPA -190-2054), Decision Notice dated 23.02.2017

From observer (John Muir Trust)01.04.2017

Statement

Annex 1: Comments on 2013 draft National Implementation Report

Annex 2: section 36 consent variation

Annex 3: Response to access information request, North Ayrshire Council, dated 10.03.2017

From the communicant of communication ACCC/C/2012/68 (Ms. Metcalfe)02.04.2017 (originally sent 31.03.2017 but not received due to a technical error)
Third progress reportFrom the Party concerned03.04.2017
Brief clarificationFrom the Party concerned11.04.2017

Further email following the discussion at the Committee's 56th meeting enclosing synopsis of information request

From the communicant of communication ACCC/C/2008/33 (Mr. Latimer)21.04.2017

Comments on the third progress report

Annex 1: Permission Order by Justice Dove, dated 12.04.2017

Annex 2: Letter from the European Commission to CAJE, dated 28.03.2017

From the communicant of communication ACCC/C/2008/33 (ClientEarth) and observers (FoE, RSPB, C&J Black Solicitors)24.04.2017

Comments on the third progress report

Annex 1: Statement by Dr. Rachel Connor

Annex 2: Letter from Dr. Rachel Connor to Directorate of Planning and Environmental Appeals (DEPA)

From observer (Ms. Crosthwaite)24.04.2017

Comments on the third progress report

Annex 1: Example 1

Annex 2: Example 2

Annex 3: Example 3

Annex 4: Community Liaison Group Meeting Notes, dated 27.03.17

Annex 5: Article fom Berwickshire News, dated 29.12.15

From the communicant of communication ACCC/C/2012/68 (Ms. Metcalfe)25.04.2017
Comments on the third progress reportFrom the communicant of communication ACCC/C/2008/33 (ClientEarth)25.04.2017
Further email updateFrom the communicant of communication ACCC/C/2008/33 (Mr. Latimer)28.04.2017
Addition to previous commentsFrom the communicant of communication ACCC/C/2012/68 (Ms. Metcalfe)07.05.2017
Email enclosing article on John Muir Trust's experience with PEOs
From observer (John Muir Trust)26.05.2017
Reply to questions raised by the communicant of communication ACCC/C/2008/33 (Client Earth) and observers (RSPB and Friends of the Earth) in their statement of 07.03.2017
From the Party concerned15.06.2017
Email enclosing chain of correspondenceFrom the communicant of communication ACCC/C/2008/33 (Mr. Latimer)17.06.2017
Comments on the Party concerned's reply submitted on 15.06.2017From the communicant of communication ACCC/C/2008/33 (ClientEarth) and observers (RSPB and Friends of the Earth)21.06.2017
Report to the Meeting of the Parties on compliance by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland with its obligations under the Convention (ECE/MP.PP/2017/46) ENG FRE RUS25.07.2017