Donegal Cllr hopes to put an end to unfinished housing estates in the future

A Councillor is bring forward a motion before Donegal County Council which he hopes will put an end to unfinished housing estates in the future.

Councillor Mick Quinn is proposing a number of measures include the review of the bond system.

A bond is paid to the council which can be spent if the contractor fails to meet stipulations set out in the planning permission, however in the current set-up, it has not been an effective way to force a contractor to finish an estate to the expected standard.

Councillor Mick Quinn says that if adopted, his motion would put an end to that and make contractors more accountable:

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