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Robertshaw returns as planning chairman

Chris Robertshaw believes a political chair can push reform

The new head of the Island’s planning committee Chris Robertshaw says he believes a political chairman can push for reform of the system.

Mr Robertshaw accepted the role from Chief Minister Allan Bell, but refused to join a government department.

He says the planning system is facing challenges – and his appointment comes just weeks after Mr Bell expressed frustration over claims the planning system didn’t serve business well enough.

Mr Robertshaw says he’s looking forward to taking over.

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