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Abolition of PPG 7 would damage society, not just the very rich

It is not too difficult to see why the government might be having cold feet about PPG 7. The legislation, which allows for an isolated new house in the Green Belt to win planning consent provided it is 'truly outstanding'and 'significantly enhances' its surroundings, is simply too easy a target. It is evidence that this is a government which has left its ideals behind; which is happy to create special cases for the most privileged members of society while relegating the rank and file ...

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