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Sinn Féin Wanst Planning Decisions Returned To Local Authorities

The ability for entities to apply directly to An Bord Planeala is being scrapped.

Accountability for large scale planning decisions should be returned to local authorities, according to Sinn Féin. 

The Strategic Housing Development Scheme, which allowed projects creating more than 100 homes to apply directly to An Bord Pleanála, is being scrapped. 

Laois/Offaly TD Brian Stanley says its replacement needs to get projects moving quickly:

 

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