New house price figures show planning liberalisation more urgent that ever
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Mark Littlewood comments on confirmation that Scotland has voted “No”
“Whilst deeply concerning, these figures are unsurprising considering that politicians of all stripes continue to turn a blind eye to mounting evidence that inflexible planning restrictions on greenfield and green belt sites are a key driver of house price rises.
“For more than three decades the UK has been building fewer new homes per head than any major country in Europe. Residential floorspace per household is now the lowest in Western Europe. These stark figures reveal just how hard life is for many families. It is more urgent than ever that we start to expand our meagre supply of housing.”
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