Number of councils losing green belt through local plans highest this decade, MHCLG figures show

Thirteen local authorities adopted local plans that involved a reduction in green belt land during 2018-19, according to the latest government statistics, the highest number so far this decade.

by David Dewar
Green belt land: total area across England falls by 0.2 per cent. Image by Carl Spencer. Flickr
Green belt land: total area across England falls by 0.2 per cent. Image by Carl Spencer. Flickr

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