Most Brits prefer green space to affordable housing

Over half of the British public would not be willing to sacrifice existing green spaces in their area for affordable homes, our poll has found.

In the ITV News/ComRes poll of 2,034 Brits, most said they would not be willing to have more affordable housing built in their local area if it meant building on local green spaces.

And 48% of those polled said that they would not be willing to have more affordable housing built in their local area, if it affected the view from their window.

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