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Contributor(s): Dr Alan Mace, Fanny Blanc, Barney Stringer, Catriona Riddell, Jonathan Seager, Richard Blyth
Released on 31 July 2016
Housing should be strategically built on the Metropolitan Green Belt to halt its piecemeal development and alleviate development pressure on the Wider South East, while protecting environmentally important areas, says a new report from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
According to the report, A 21st Century Metropolitan Green Belt, current planning regulations allow for parts of the green belt to be chipped away while preventing the building of settlements which make more sense strategically and environmentally.
This short film highlights some of the key findings.
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