SENIOR BARRISTER TO INVESTIGATE PLANNING CLAIMS IN DONEGAL

first_imgA senior counsel is to investigate allegations of planning irregularities in Co Donegal.Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has appointed Rory Mulcahy to prepare a review into certain planning decisions by Donegal County Council.The claims include that a council worker submitted applications on behalf of friends and family, forged signatures and destroyed recommendations of other planners. The Irish Times report that Mr Kelly said the allegations warranted an independent investigation. “I am committed to ensuring the integrity of our planning system.“Uncertainty remains around these planning matters and I consider that in the interest of protecting that integrity it is vital that these matters are reviewed by an independent expert to determine if there is any case to answer.”Mr Mulcahy will be required to report on all written allegations received from the whistleblower, who worked with Donegal County Council.He will be given all documentation and will be allowed to conduct interviews with any named or relevant person. The senior counsel has until October 31st to submit his final report to Mr Kelly.SENIOR BARRISTER TO INVESTIGATE PLANNING CLAIMS IN DONEGAL was last modified: September 15th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:alan kellydonegalirregularitiesplanninglast_img


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