20 December 2023

The overriding concern of the industry is that the government’s proposals will lead to even less housing being delivered - Victoria Du Croz quoted in the Financial Times

Planning Partner, Victoria Du Croz, has been quoted in the FT article entitled “Michael Gove insists he has not ‘abandoned’ local housing targets.”

Speaking on Tuesday 19 December, as the revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was published, Michael Gove said that local authorities will be given three months to deliver housing plans or face losing planning powers.

In the article, in which housing and property industry groups responded to Gove’s speech, Victoria du Croz, partner at Forsters said “The overriding concern of the industry is that the government’s proposals will lead to even less housing being delivered. The government has produced no convincing evidence to demonstrate how their reforms will deliver more housing.”

To read the full article (behind a paywall) please click here.

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