But the main weakness running through the article is Mr James's failure to put the new legislative changes into any sort of context. Less than 5 per cent of the nation's building stock is included in a conservation area. If we cannot protect the finest 5 per cent of the nation's building stock from vandalism by the DIY crown, we have really sunk into a cultural trough, and a potentially irreversible one at that.
Moorlands Towns Partnership
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