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Local control over planning - Policies and Manifesto
MK is campaigning for local control over all aspects of housing and planning, so that local-needs housing and the construction of new council houses can be prioritised.

The housing market is dysfunctional. The price of housing has soared, private rented properties have become extremely expensive and getting an affordable home is but a distant dream for the many thousands in housing need. Government rules have meanwhile turned Cornwall into a “developers’ paradise” and this means that the planning system does not work for ordinary people. MK is campaigning for local control over all aspects of housing and planning, so that local-needs housing and the construction of new council houses can be prioritised. MK also wants controls on second homes.