Reply To: an taisce-and rumours of them going bust
As stated if he has interests that don’t relate to a potential ‘conflict of interest’ he is welcome. But this guy claimed to be an independent agent while working for Mr O’Sullivan.
With the planning function transparency and independence are essential. I can imagine the cries if it transpired that members of An Taisce were seen to be influencing policy to serve their own ends.
Just to clarify An Taisce does not discriminate on the basis of
It has never had an action brought against it under any area of discriminatory legislation.
I think you are probably correct when you say that he was sick of An Taisce objections to one off houses. Possibly against sites that he had sold ‘subject to planning’
Remember if a local farming family submits a planning application it never involves auctioneers they already own the land.
My guess is that he might possibly have applied out of ‘If you can’t beat them join them’ motivation.
Fin I have membership form in my hand, I would be happy to send it to you, if you wanted to complete it. People such as your self are our target market, i.e. those that can see both sides of the argument.