Enclosure and dispossession have driven us, like John Clare, all a little mad. Read more.
Category: landrights & planning
A report on deer in the Scottish Highlands is a sycophantic paean to Balmorality and landed power. Read more.
This planning battle is a fight between the people and a totalitarian model of capitalism. Read more.
The government’s claim that local people will have more say over planning is an outright lie. Read more.
Read the small print and you find that the government wants a total abandonment of the planning system. Read more.
As Sydney residents are being paid to leave the city, the case for compact, high-density settlement becomes clearer than ever. Read more.
The sale of England’s state forests is a chance to do something interesting. It’s being squandered. Read more.
Why does England have weaker rules on opencast mining than Wales and Scotland? Read more.
How good planning can make us slimmer, fitter, safer and less lonely. Read more.
A vast new opencast pit will ruin local people’s lives and wreck the government’s climate change policies. How was it allowed to happen? Read more.
Everywhere they go, the Olympic Games become an excuse for eviction and displacement. Read more.
Owning a second home during a housing crisis ensures that other people are homeless. Read more.
I was wrong. She is not a bully, a fool or a stooge. She is a comedian. Read more.
Lady Tonge is using her unelected position to persecute some of the world’s most vulnerable people. Read more.