The following brief quotes are from page 18 of the Durham University Case Study Report:
'One very visible difficulty relating to effective public engagement has been the Stainton Grove controversy.'
'While a wide range of issues converged in this controversy, more active public engagement at an early stage
… would undoubtedly have helped.'
'A further potential issue returns to the complex relations of dependence involved. The planning application
formally came from Premier, owned by the county council, … and the planning application was considered by the county
'In such a situation, the processes in place to prevent any conflict of interests must be fully transparent
to the people affected.' (23 & 237-9)