Landowners made £13bn pre-tax profits in 2016/17 on planning permission value rises, report claims

Private landowners across England made pre-tax windfall profits of £13 billion in 2016/17 as a result of land being granted planning permission, according to a report that calls for public authorities to be allowed to capture more of this money for affordable homes and infrastructure.

by Michael Donnelly
Land: report calls for tougher rules to capture value rises resulting from planning consent
Land: report calls for tougher rules to capture value rises resulting from planning consent

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