What experiences have you had with the new Schemes of Delegation? Our research report highlights widespread inconsistencies in the content of the Schemes themselves. Given the practical implications, there must be scheming going on – or tactical manoeuvring if you prefer. Are councillors circumventing widespread delegation by calling applications away from officer decision? Are applicants designing schemes to avoid or encourage a delegated decision? Have there been disputes about the interpretation of Schemes?
On January 18, 2010