Report into Bord Pleanála planning practices must be published without delay – Ó Broin

Reacting to the resignation of the Bord’s deputy chair, Paul Hyde, the Sinn Féin spokesman for housing said that action must be taken to restore public confidence in the planning system

Paul Hyde, the deputy chair of An Bord Pleanála, resigned on Friday: allegations were made that he had failed to declare conflicts of interest during the course of his work on planning decisions. He has denied any wrongdoing.

The report into planning practices at An Bord Pleanála should be published as soon as it is completed to restore public confidence in Ireland’s planning system, Eoin Ó Broin has said.

The Sinn Féin spokesman on housing was reacting to the resignation of Paul Hyde, the deputy chair of An Bord Pleanála. In May, Darragh O’Brien, the Minister for Housing, appointed Remy Farrell, senior counsel, to conduct an investigation into allegations that Hyde had failed ...