What the call-in of Birmingham's local plan means for plan-makers

The government's decision to agree to a Tory MP's request to step in to halt the adoption of a local plan that includes proposals for thousands of green belt homes sets a dangerous precedent and could disincentivise innovative plan-making, observers have commented.

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