James Forsyth James Forsyth

Is Boris brave enough to stand up to the Nimbys?

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick, Picture credit: Getty

In the next few weeks, the government will publish planning reforms designed to simplify the system and free up land for development, I report in the magazine this week. It is by far the government’s most significant supply-side reform. One of those involved says ‘this is what the Thatcher government should have done but didn’t’.

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