The National Planning Policy Framework makes very clear that only sustainable development for local plans should be supported, not development in any location or at any cost. It also contains strong environmental protections, including for Green Belt land.
Additionally the government does not set housing or Gypsy and Traveller pitch targets, and abolished the flawed top-down targets.
All local councils are encouraged to have up to date local plans, setting out how they will meet their accommodation needs for local people, and which take into account the views of local communities.
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