North disproportionately hit by housing cutbacks - research

By Martin Ford | 19 February 2020

Increased funding and investment in planning skills are required to reverse disproportionate cuts to councils in the north of England, according to research published today.

Carried out by the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence, the research found the average net spend on housing by Northern English local authorities has fallen by 54% since 2010/11, compared to a reduction of 34% elsewhere.

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