Midlands mayor dismisses Black Country planners' call for green belt review

West Midlands mayor Andy Street has rejected a report by council planners which concluded that a "significant" lack of housing sites in the Black Country's urban areas - producing a shortfall of almost 27,000 homes over the next two decade - justifies a review of green belt boundaries.

by Colin Marrs
Black Country green belt land at Kingswinford. Image by William Randle, Flickr
Black Country green belt land at Kingswinford. Image by William Randle, Flickr

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