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Gavin Barwell MIPIM

Barwell says he'll stop making policy changes

23 March 2017| By Samuel Horti

At this year’s Mipim, the usual throng of council leaders were joined by a larger-than-usual number of central government representatives.

Gavin Barwell

Barwell signals U-turn on land-banking stance

9 March 2017| By Samuel Horti

Government rhetoric on land banking softened dramatically last week, as housing minister Gavin Barwell appeared to accept housebuilder assurances that they do not deliberately ‘hoard land’ to drive up house prices.

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