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Land reform now!

Leo Pollak
Leo Pollak
Cabinet member for housing
Challenges ● November 10, 2020

The land compensation regime enshrines the hope value for a site and leaves less space for affordable housing and infrastructure. "Land reform now" is my number one ask.

This was all detailed quite clearly in Oliver Letwin's report on build-out rates, but he has the wrong instincts on Brexit so he's the wrong kind of Tory and he's out of the picture now. If the Government are serious about levelling-up they need proper housing experts back into Downing Street. (Also watch "Seven Frontiers of Council Housebuilding" here.)


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