Why a council is asking residents if they agree with the standard method of assessing housing need

A Berkshire council's attempt to secure the backing of local residents to depart from the government's standard housing need method in its new local plan is unlikely to cut any ice with planning inspectors, say observers.

by Colin Marrs
Wokingham Borough Council: consultation on its new local housing need figure will end next week (Pic: Wokingham BC)
Wokingham Borough Council: consultation on its new local housing need figure will end next week (Pic: Wokingham BC)

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