14 Jan '12, 8am

Blog: Our solar victory - and why we're back in court

Blog: Our solar victory - and why we're back in court

Our solar victory - and why we're back in court My Mum always says I don't know trouble when I see it. And sure enough, for the third time in a month I find myself explaining a court appearance. Luckily (at least as far as Mrs Hayes is concerned), it's been the Government in the dock for the past few weeks, not me. They were back there on Friday (13th) - as were our crack legal team and campaigners. Here's why: In December the High Court ruled the Government's mishandling of solar subsidies illegal following Friends of the Earth's successful challenge . In an ideal world, that's where the story would end. But if you know anything about legal challenges, you'll know that things are never that simple. So sure enough, we went back to court on Friday to see if the Government could overturn the High Court's decision. After a gruelling day our lawyers and campaigners emerged wit...

Full article: http://www.foe.co.uk/news/solar_appeal_34570.html

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