Pincher tries to soothe Tory fears over new housing formula

By Dan Peters | 03 September 2020

Housing minister Christopher Pincher has attempted to soothe Tory fears over the Government’s new methodology for calculating local need.

Mr Pincher’s intervention came after ministers face a potential backbench rebellion over fears that their proposed changes to the housing targets formula could mean more developments in rural Conservative-held council areas than in Labour-held inner cities.

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