Controversy grows over England Planning reforms as Telegraph, National Trust and RSPB alliance brings its influence to bear

A leader in the Telegraph cites

Homes and Communities Agency data states that there are 160,000 acres of such land available for development – enough for more than three million new homes

The leader also calls for zero-rate VAT on house renovation, the same as for new build.

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