Category: landrights & planning

Free at last

We get the right to roam, but a predatory landlord has been chosen to enforce it

Sold Down the River

50 per cent of all the new homes in central and inner London are being sold to speculators in the Far East

Ghost Towns

We need stiff sanctions against second home ownership

Go on, Trespass

Why are we waiting for an official right to roam, when we can start walking now?

Building on Sand

Hong Kong’s financial difficulties are partly due to land speculation. Britain has the same unhealthy patterns

Priced Out

Charging for access to our national monuments reduces the poor to trespassers in their own nation

Enemy of the Earth

John Gummer presides over the Government’s starkest conflict of interest

Theft Is Property

If MPs really want to repeal the statute of limitations, they’ll find themselves in deeper water than they think

Decisions For Sale

Developers have discovered devious ways of buying planning permission

Grubbing Out the Past

Britain’s archaeology is being obliterated – often with the help of archaeologists – yet hardly anyone seems to care

Seize It Back

Many of the world’s most pressing problems arise from the enclosure of land.