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Keir Starmer’s housing pledge has trapped the Tories

17 May 2023

9:24 PM

17 May 2023

9:24 PM

Sir Keir Starmer has broken cover on planning. In perhaps his most daring policy announcement so far, he has declared his intention to overhaul the planning system to free up more housing. When pressed on the morning media round he was clear – he would take the fight to NIMBYs and wouldn’t yield to backbenchers about developments in their patch.

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