We have the land. What we don’t have is the planning
Local authority bosses and planners remain a hindrance to the proper development needed to solve the housing crisis
Ministers with responsibility for housing will come and go, but local authority bosses and planners remain in place until they retire – no matter how responsible they were for the property crash we experienced and the latest crisis that we are living through.
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