Consult your neighbours on housing needs, Coventry Council told

COVENTRY City Council is having to revise a crucial piece of strategy policy after the proposals were rejected by a planning inspector.

Inspector Robert Yuille said the council’s core strategy document had not been thought out properly as it failed to consider the housing needs of neighbouring areas.

In 2010, Coventry had proposed building 33,500 new homes between 2011 and 2028 but had revised this to around 11,300.

However, Mr Yuille ruled the policy unsuitable because the council had failed ... For the full story register now for free or login below...