'Boles’ Bungs' will not be enough to buy off NIMBYs'

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Central Government, Communities, Development

The planning minister, Nick Boles, last week announced plans to offer local people cash incentives for community projects if they allow new housing to be built in their areas. But will the "Boles' Bung" actually work? Tim Pinder, CEO at Peaks & Plains Housing Trust, doesn't think so... Nick Boles might be the Planning Minister rather than the Housing Minister, but he seems to be leading the debate on Housing. Before Christmas it was about the Green Belt and “pig ugly” housing design. L...

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