Government vows to make all new homes 'zero carbon ready', but campaigners fear disaster for nature

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Campaigners have warned that efforts to fast-track planning approvals risk creating new 'slums'
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Campaigners have warned that efforts to fast-track planning approvals risk creating new 'slums'

Ministers unveil long-awaited proposals to streamline planning system, sparking fierce criticism from environmental and housing groups

The government today faced a torrent of criticism from environmental groups, housing campaigners, and architectural bodies, after it published its long awaited whitepaper setting out proposals for the...

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