Paradise lost? CPRE and the state of the green belt

Paul Smith CROP

The truth is if we’re going to deliver 300,000 homes a year, we’ll have to look some areas of green belt that are of poorer quality

It’s that time of year when the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) publishes its “State of the Green Belt” report - a scaremongering look at the number of homes that have been built - or are expected to be built - on the nation’s green belt.

We know its scaremongering because the Ministry for Homes, Communities and Local Government took the unusual step of responding to this type of report, describing it as “misleading.”

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