Johnson snubs planning

May 2008
Building Design;5/23/2008, Issue 1820, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Green Party has criticized London mayor Boris Johnson for giving his unelected deputy, Ian Clements, delegated powers to make planning decisions in England. According to Green Party assembly member Jenny Jones, Londoners expect the person they elected as mayor to make major decision on planning himself, not leave them to an unelected appointee. Johnson explained that he has delegated planning to others to get on with the vital business of planning approvals.


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