MP angry at Malmesbury planning mistake

A Wiltshire MP has strongly criitcised confusion over a controversial housing scheme in Malmesbury. The government announced yesterday (Tuesday 19 March) that 180 homes on land off Tetbury Road would go ahead.

Later a minister said the wrong letter has been issued and that a final decision would be taken by his department instead. Local MP James Gray wants to know what went wrong.

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Malmesbury house-building error

The government had announced yesterday (Tuesday 19 March) that 180 homes on land off Tetbury Road would go ahead. Later a minister said the wrong letter has been issued and that a final decision would be taken by his department instead.