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Number crunch

Just how hypocritical New Labour is over development in the countryside was illustrated in an Observer news story at the weekend in which 'Two Jags' announced his plans to build two million homes in the next decade. Perhaps he thinks they will be required to provide communities who can swell the coffers of out-of-town retailers. The numbers being quoted get sillier and appear designed to give seizures to the folk at the Council for the Protection of Rural England (CPRE), whose Neil ...

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