Oldham Council is delegating some Oldham planning functions to another local authority

Oldham council is delegating some of its planning functions to Salford Council meaning some property developments in Oldham will be having their applications decided by people and a council with no connection to Oldham which is unaccountable to the Oldham public. The Council states a shortage of staff as the problem yet they managed to find £57,000 in ten months just to market their coop message with one marketing agency which could be better spent covering sickness and maternity in the planning department.

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