Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

New housing minister Ruth Kelly declares war on nimbyism

The new housing and communities minister Ruth Kelly has launched an extraordinary attack on people she says are too 'protective of their own space'.

Already a subscriber? Login here or activate your digital account