Tory backbenchers warn of ‘considerable disquiet’ over planning bill's ‘revolutionary change’

Ministers have been warned of "considerable disquiet" by Tory backbenchers over the emerging planning bill, with one MP describing its proposal to limiting public input at the application stage as providing opponents with a potential rallying cry of "save local democracy from the Tories".

by Michael Donnelly
Housing minister Christopher Pincher: defending government proposals. Image: Getty
Housing minister Christopher Pincher: defending government proposals. Image: Getty

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