PAC: Government should intervene over local plans

By Hiba Mahamadi | 26 June 2019

The Government should use its ‘powers to intervene’ to ensure councils without local plans make them an urgent priority.

In a report on the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s (MHCLG) housing targets, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said 42% of councils had a plan older than five years and 14% had no plan at all.

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