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Election reflections

London’s new mayor seems to be no surprise. Boris Johnson was obviously a hard act to follow and it took someone of his stature to win the mayoralty for two terms in what is so clearly a Labour city.  I … Continue reading

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The Green Belt conundrum

Once again, there are rumours about building on the Green Belt. Once again, people like Campaign for Rural England (CPRE) are sharpening their quills and, once again, people living in or near rural areas are getting agitated. The truth is … Continue reading

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Hands off our Green Belt, George!

Two media stories have raised the profile of planning policy again. One is positive; one less so.   The government has announced a relaxation of planning policy for the space above high street shops, allowing two flats to be created … Continue reading

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