Starmer's green belt homes pledge sparks housing row

A row has erupted following Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer’s pledge to allow houses to be built on the green belt.

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Starmer's green belt homes pledge sparks housing row

Mr Starmer said last week that a Labour government aimed to address current housing shortages by giving local authorities increased powers regarding proposed developments. If elected, he said his party...

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