Jonathan Joseph from the Brent Cross Cricklewood Development Partners said:
We fully understand the need for the Government to take sufficient time to consider the planning application, which is one of the largest and most complex in the UK.
Councillor Melvin Cohen, who is responsible for planning in Barnet, said:
This is the largest single planning scheme in London, so it is perfectly understandable that the Government office for London should ask for more time to consider the application.
Literary Comment from the Coalition:
The public outside looked from developers to council, and from council to developers, and from developers to council again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.