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Housing strategy is 'anti-development'

A committee of MPs has criticised the government's controversial planning reforms, saying it puts more emphasis on economic growth than the environment or society.

John Stewart, Director of Economic Affairs at the Home Builders Federation, and Professor Alister Scott, Professor of Spatial Planning and Governance at Birmingham City University, discuss the pros and cons of revamping the planning framework.

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