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As you were

News that chancellor Gordon Brown has ripped up planning guidance discouraging out-of-town shopping centres will have come as welcome news to the big shed boys who like nothing better than a nice car-access-only megastructure on a greenfield site. The planned changes in PPG6 resulted in a shock, horror front-page lead in the Daily Telegraph this week - since when did planning policy guidance make the front page of anything? What is weird (or maybe not) about New Labour's attitude to ...

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