Local Government Ombudsman Upholds complaint against Cheshire East

Cheshire East Council misled the public on a planning application to change the use of some agricultural land.

report by the Local Government Ombudsman has upheld a complaint that Cheshire East withheld important information to the public during the consultation period – but later made it available on its website and backdated it.

Complaints were raised by several Alsager residents about a planning application on the White Moss.  They persevered and put in a tremendous amount of work to achieve this outcome. 

Well done!

The report which can be viewed here raises a number of serious concerns which Cheshire East have said they will address.