The Green Belt is strangling our cities to protect high-intensity farming. There are better ways to protect the environment that allow us to build the homes we need.
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Tom Papworth is a policy consultant and Senior Fellow of the Adam Smith Institute. He has worked for some of Europe's leading policy studies institutes, as well as in government and the private sector. He holds degrees from the Universities of London and Kent.Follow @
CentreForum has proposed a raft of policy measures that would cut taxes by over £2.2 billion, among other Coalition-friendly aims.
Their existence helps explain the sluggish growth and declining productivity that has characterised this recession.
The solution, in the words of Tim Leunig,CentreForum’s former chief economist, is to turn the Nimby into an Imby.