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Livingstone orders Harrods back to the drawing board

London mayor Ken Livingstone has directed Westminster City Council to reverse approval for a plan by top people's store Harrods to redevelop a Knightsbridge site because it did not provide enough affordable housing. In a letter to the council, Livingstone wrote that Harrods' proposal for a development of 44 private flats, offices and shops failed to create a mixed community and was 'prejudicial to good strategic planning in London'.

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