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In this new video for ieaTV, IEA Director General Mark Littlewood explains how liberalising the UK’s suffocating planning laws would have a profound and beneficial effect on the cost of living.

Instead of focusing development in undesirable brownfield locations, government should allow much more new housing on green belt land. That does not mean destroying parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty, but it does mean letting builders build in areas where people actually want to live.

 

 

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