Tuesday 25 July 2017

Independent planning review badly needed

ENVIRONMENT Minister Phil Hogan and Minister of State for Housing and Planning Willie Penrose now believe an independent review of planning irregularities in six local authorities to be "inappropriate".

An internal review is to be carried out instead. Internal reviews are not noted for transparency and openness.

Accusations of cronyism and corruption within local authorities are indeed very serious.

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