Wednesday 21 September 2022

Irish Planning Institute calls on Housing Minister to urgently resource An Bord Pleanála

 The Irish Planning Institute (IPI) has called on Darragh O’Brien, the Minister for Housing, to make a number of temporary appointments to An Bord Pleanála amid concern the planning body’s workload could be compromised over the coming months. It comes as the Dáil, on Thursday afternoon, held a debate around the future of the embattled authority after months of controversy, and follows a series of allegations against the board’s former deputy chair, Paul Hyde, as well as questions arising around a number of the board’s procedures. In April, O’Brien initiated a review by senior counsel Remy Farrell into a number of Hyde’s planning decisions, which has since been referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

Read the full article at the Sunday Business Post.

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