Hussey wants answers on NI Planning Service goldmine failures

A West Tyrone MLA says he wants answers from Environment Miniser Alex Atwood about the failue of ther North's Planning Service to enforce planning regulations at a gold mine near Omagh.

Ulster Unionist MLA Ross Hussey has welcomed the Northern Ireland Ombudsman’s recommendation that the Planning Service should pay a total of £30,000 compensation to three residents because of its failure

Mr Hussey, who is also the current Vice Chair of Omagh District Council says questions were continually being asked of the DOE Planning Service in relation to compliance with the conditions of planning that seemed to be openly disregarded.

He's praised the residents for their resilience.........

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