Portsmouth Council appoints private firm to tackle 300-strong applications backlog

Portsmouth City Council is paying a private firm about £52,500 to tackle a backlog of around 300 planning applications that it says has been caused by both the coronavirus pandemic and a temporary moratorium on determining residential schemes introduced last year due to nitrate pollution.

by Michael Donnelly
The Solent (pic: Ronald Saunders, Flickr)
The Solent (pic: Ronald Saunders, Flickr)

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