New homes crackdown on 'Nimby councils' - Sajid Javid

New homes crackdown on 'Nimby councils' - Sajid Javid
 

"Nimby councils" in England that fail to build enough new homes could be stripped of planning powers, Housing Secretary Sajid Javid has warned.
The government says councils will be told how many homes a year they must build and a failure to do so will see independent inspectors step in.
Mr Javid told the Sunday Times he would be "breathing down" the necks of local authorities to ensure targets are met.
However, Labour accused the government of "eight years of failure on housing".
On Monday, the government will announce an overhaul of planning rules in an... read more

 
4 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 44
Source: BBC
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