Our pledge has been to look first to these former industrial sites, to reclaim them and clean them up, when developers come knocking on the door.
The first piece of a series this week about what the Conservative Manifesto should look like.
For me, the most concerning thing wasn’t being behind among the very young, but being behind among everyone under age 47.
The Neoliberal Manifesto, a joint project between the Adam Smith Institute and 1828, champions an approach based on freedom, markets and choice.
Yesterday’s announcement of Government’s design guidance is a very welcome step in the right direction.
If we are serious about rebalancing, we could move the capital from London to Manchester.
This is a return to the agenda of Eric Pickles. It should help show the community benefits of new housing.
In Gosport, employment is a greater priority than new housing. Top down targets fail to allow for local needs.
The rest of our economy is shifting to greater sustainability. The system to provide places to live should do the same.
Planners and architects are contemptuous of public opinion. It is naive to assume otherwise.
New tower blocks being proposed in the capital seem designed to be as assertive and architecturally antisocial as possible.
If we listen to residents and provide good homes, then development can be popular.
Britain Beyond Brexit, a New Conservative Vision for a New Generation, is published today by the CPS.
That means easing onerous planning restrictions and ending George Osborne’s misguided crackdown on buy-to-let landlords.
The Government has committed to building 300,000 new homes by the mid-2020s. But we need to deliver this with public consent.