The land question

Last week I was at the launch of Shelter’s new report on New Civic Housebuilding. In a room full of housing developers, town planners and housing campaigners, I chose to ask a question about agricultural subsidies. Cue various nonplussed looks around the room. So why ask that question? The answer is twofold. Firstly, the debate about…

A manifesto for a Greener UK

Today the Greener UK coalition launches it’s manifesto, calling on the UK government to restore and enhance the environment as part of its plans for leaving the European Union.  The coalition are united in the belief that now is a pivotal time for the UK to secure a healthy and thriving natural environment for this,…