Nutrient neutrality row goes to No10

By Dan Peters | 24 July 2023

Council leaders have used a Downing Street summit to urge No10 to break the deadlock in a dispute over nutrient neutrality.

South Norfolk DC leader John Fuller, who was among those who attended the meeting with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s advisers, blamed a ‘turf war’ between the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities and the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs for the fact that, as of March 2022, housing development has effectively stalled on 14% of England’s land area.

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