London Metropolitan Police's Special Enquiry Team asses controversial £1bn Tower Hamlets planning application signed off by Newark MP Robert Jenrick in role as Housing Secretary
London Metropolitan Police are assessing a controversial planning application signed off by Newark MP Robert Jenrick in his role as Communities and Housing Secretary.
Officers from the force's Special Enquiry Team are assessing the details of an allegation made last week, a police spokesman confirmed.
The government has accepted his approval of a £1bn east London housing development was technically unlawful, but Mr Jenrick denied any actual bias.
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