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The myth of the housing crisis

We’re destroying green belts and despoiling villages for the sake of a moral crusade based on developers’ propaganda

28 February 2015

9:00 AM

28 February 2015

9:00 AM

There is no such thing as the English countryside. There is my countryside, your countryside and everyone else’s. Most people fight just for theirs. When David Cameron told the BBC’s Countryfile he would defend the countryside ‘as I would my own family’, many of its defenders wondered which one he meant.

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