The number of new homes built on the protected Green Belt has more than doubled since the Coalition was formed. Figures obtained by The Telegraph show that 15 new homes in England are now approved on Green Belt land every single day.

The National Planning Policy Framework, which was introduced in March 2012, was meant to introduce further protections for the Green Belt from developers.  However, the figures will raise serious questions about whether the Green Belt is being appropriately protected.

Telegraph August 11th 2014

 

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