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Newspapers will no longer publish planning applications

Thu, 02 Oct 2014

Planning applications will no longer be published in the newspapers - in a bid to save government £38,000.

The Department of Infrastructure will now put them online instead.

It says it needs to provide its services more efficiently to achieve savings of £5 million.

MHK Chris Thomas has responsibility for planning and building control - he says the decision will be under review for the foreseeable future: 


  • Chris Thomas MHK


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