Land banking is 'a consequence of a broken planning system' - CPS Director

Robert Colvile, CPS Director, is quoted alongside other think tanks by Guido Fawkes, responding to a new report from the Competition and Markets Authority.

The CMA found, among other things, that the planning system is having a significant impact on the nation’s ability to build.

Colvile told the website “So many reviews say the same thing: land banking is a consequence of a broken planning system, not a cause of it. Let’s stop blaming unbuilt permissions, and fix the actual problem.”

Read the full piece here.

Date Added: Monday 26th February 2024