The lessons for planning teams of the government's Liverpool City Council probe

A report into alleged failings at Liverpool City Council found undue pressure being placed on planning officers and a failure of enforcement to tackle unlawful development. According to some observers, the episode highlights the potential risks of planners and property officers working in the same directorate.

by David Blackman
Liverpool's "Three Graces" including the city council's Cunard Building - image: wakeyfan (Pixabay licence)
Liverpool's "Three Graces" including the city council's Cunard Building - image: wakeyfan (Pixabay licence)

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