HC Deb 25 March 2004 vol 419 c1046W
Norman Lamb

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will investigate MM02 Airwave's activities in relation to the installation of Tetra masts for police communications. [161248]

Yvette Cooper

Parliament has entrusted local planning authorities with the responsibility for day-to-day planning control in their areas.

If there is concern that a local planning authority has not acted properly in a particular case it is possible to ask the Local Government Ombudsman to investigate whether there has been maladministration. However, it is advisable to put any complaints to the local authority's monitoring officer (through the Chief Executive's Office, if necessary) in the first place, so that the authority has the chance itself to resolve the complaint.

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