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Let’s fix planning

"When local authorities work with private developers, they can deliver results that the market cannot achieve alone"

By Michael Harris  

Manchester city centre. Manchester is an example of a town that "shows what proactive, public-sector planning can achieve," argues Harris ©Dave Thompson/PA Wire/Press Association Images

On taking office as prime minister, Theresa May promised to “build a better Britain” and lead a “one nation” government. Given the divisions brought to the surface by the Brexit vote, a good place for her to start is…

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