Combat the housing shortage by building on the green belt

The shortage of housing in the UK is causing prices to continually spiral. While there is an urgent need for more houses, we need to be building homes in areas that people want to live. Speaking on The Today Programme, Mark Littlewood explained that focusing on brownfield sites is insufficient and that we can viably build on the green belt without jeopardising the countryside. You can listen to the interview in full here.

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