Planning system 'makes inequality worse and threatens financial stability', says think tank

The planning system needs "radical reform", including the introduction of a "flexible zoning system", a report by a think tank has recommended.

by Mark Wilding
Foyle Street, Sunderland. Average housing equity in the city rose by just £3,000 over five years, the think tank said. Image: Flickr / Reading Tom
Foyle Street, Sunderland. Average housing equity in the city rose by just £3,000 over five years, the think tank said. Image: Flickr / Reading Tom

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