What Brokenshire's local plan intervention climbdown means for the programme's future

The housing secretary's declaration that he will not take over plan production at Wirral and Thanet councils shows that Whitehall lacks enthusiasm for full-blown intervention, say commentators.

by Adam Branson
Refraining from full-blown intervention: housing secretary James Brokenshire
Refraining from full-blown intervention: housing secretary James Brokenshire

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