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Building on Barker

How we can continue to improve housing for everyone without damaging the environment and sprawling over the countryside

Developers continue to rely on many of the arguments made in the 2004 Treasury-sponsored Barker Review in their arguments for loosening planning controls in the countryside, to which this report provides a comprehensive rebuttal. We present evidence that there is no overall shortage of housing for sale and a massive boost in output would create needless environmental damage. Our report also looks at the factors which have been fuelling demand and what measures could be introduced to counter this.

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