Byline: Holly Watt, Claire Newell, Ben Bryant; 2013-03-10; The Telegraph;Article Links
". . .Despite apparently creating the potential for a conflict of interest, it is not illegal for councillors to work as paid consultants. Councils are expected to face an increase in applications for building when new planning laws take effect at the end of this month. . ."
Description:Investigative reporters for The Telegraph reveal that Councillors across England are offering themselves to be employed by property developers for large sums of money.
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