Ryan accuses 'arrogant' Govt over planning probes

Ryan accuses 'arrogant' Govt over planning probes

The leader of the Green Party Eamon Ryan is accusing the Government of "arrogance" over its decision to end six planning investigations.

The inquiries were set up by Mr Ryan's predecessor John Gormley during his time as Minister for the Environment.

The current Environment Minister Phil Hogan has said an external investigation into planning has not been ruled out, but only after the information received from local authorities has been examined internally first.

Mr Ryan has said Fine Gael and Labour "don't want to rock the boat".


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