Over half of Tory backbench MPs mooting opposition to government's planning changes, poll reveals

More than half of Conservative backbench MPs say they are or may be considering opposing the government’s changes to the planning system, including those set out in its white paper, a poll carried out on behalf of countryside campaign group CPRE has found.

by Michael Donnelly
New homes: Poll reveals Tory MPs are sceptical about aspects of white paper (pic: Getty)
New homes: Poll reveals Tory MPs are sceptical about aspects of white paper (pic: Getty)

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