Councils appoint consultancy to help unblock delayed housing consents and appeal to ministers

A group of councils have appointed a consultancy to develop mitigation measures to allow it to progress a 50,000-home joint local plan that has been held up due to nutrient pollution concerns, and have asked two secretaries of state to intervene in the matter.

by Gareth Simkins
The Norfolk Broads. Pic: Tim Graham, Getty images
The Norfolk Broads. Pic: Tim Graham, Getty images

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