CPS director gives housing analysis as cabinet backlash over fall in new homes in England

“There is no issue as toxic for the Tories as housebuilding. Because nothing else pits their present so squarely against their future” writes Robert Colvile, CPS Director.

As some Conservative voices blame local election loses on too much housebuilding and others too little, the CPS Director analyses the rate of housebuilding versus need and argues that giving in to NIMBYs is “awful strategy”.

Read the news article and Robert’s analysis here.

Date Added: Friday 5th May 2023