Victoria’s Planning Minister has been bullied into knocking back planned into knocking back an apartment tower planned by Grocon in the Melbourne CBD against the advice of his department, according to claims by the opposition leader in that state.

In a stinging attack, State Opposition Leader Matthew Guy has claimed the Construction, Mining, Forestry and Energy Union (CFMEU) has bullied State Planning Minister Dick Wynne to refuse permission for construction of the 43 level tower at 85 Spring Street which was planned by building giant Grocon, with whom the…