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Threshold for criminal investigation into Tower Hamlets planning approval not met, say the Met

Threshold for criminal investigation into Tower Hamlets planning approval not met, say the Met

Threshold for criminal investigation into Tower Hamlets planning approval not met, say the Met

All parties informed of decision on no further police action at this time.


Calls to rename university building dedicated to William Gladstone due to slavery views

Calls to rename university building dedicated to William Gladstone due to slavery views

Calls to rename university building dedicated to William Gladstone due to slavery views

Calls have been made to rename a university building dedicated to William Gladstone — a former Newark MP — due to his views on slavery.


Robert Jenrick asked by Labour Group leader to commit 'proper' support to local councils

Robert Jenrick asked by Labour Group leader to commit 'proper' support to local councils

Robert Jenrick asked by Labour Group leader to commit 'proper' support to local councils

Paul Peacock said one of his biggest worries was the commitment to local councils, something he said stemmed from yearly government cuts.


Labour leader demands answers over Newark MP's £1bn development approval

Labour leader demands answers over Newark MP's £1bn development approval

Labour leader demands answers over Newark MP's £1bn development approval

Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer has said there were serious questions over a Tower Hamlets development approved by Newark MP Robert Jenrick.


Met Police assess controversial £1bn planning decision by Robert Jenrick

Met Police assess controversial £1bn planning decision by Robert Jenrick

Met Police assess controversial £1bn planning decision by Robert Jenrick

Officers from the force's Special Enquiry Team are assessing the details of an allegation made last week, a police spokesman confirmed.


Newark MP defends controversial planning decision

Newark MP defends controversial planning decision

Newark MP defends controversial planning decision

Robert Jenrick was asked about his approval of the Tower Hamlets development at the daily national coronavirus briefing.

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Newark MP denies bias in granting of planning application

Newark MP denies bias in granting of planning application

Newark MP denies bias in granting of planning application

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has denied bias in the approval of a £1bn London housing development.


New covid-19 committee hopes to lead the county's renewal and recovery

New covid-19 committee hopes to lead the county's renewal and recovery

New covid-19 committee hopes to lead the county's renewal and recovery

The committee — announced by Nottinghamshire County Council — will be discussed on May 28 at the first full council meeting since lockdown.


Super council suggestion deemed a 'power grab' in midst of a crisis

Super council suggestion deemed a 'power grab' in midst of a crisis

Super council suggestion deemed a 'power grab' in midst of a crisis

Conservative Kay Cutts said with councils under financial pressure exacerbated by coronavirus, it was time to look at how services were run.

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Round-up of this week's planning applications

Round-up of this week's planning applications

Round-up of this week's planning applications

Proposals submitted to Newark and Sherwood District Council include flood mitigation measures to an existing dwelling.


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