The uniqueness of architecture that defines villages and towns has been replaced by concrete and stone chips. The variety of colours has been replaced by grey.
The second part of a ConHome series this week on housing and planning in the wake of the Queen’s Speech.
He believed Conservatism is not a political system, but “a way of looking at civic social order.”
At the remarkable age of 91, he is still writing and examining new areas of human experience.
Arrested by the KGB for bringing in leaflets supporting multilateral disarmament, I was “banned for life” from returning.
Our five year electoral cycle is driving MPs to compete for short-term green subsidies without questioning the medium-term consequences.
The White Paper accepts that place-making and urban design play a vital role in the edification of the human person.
Capitalism adapts and we are the party of innovation and opportunity. The crisis has meant a return to the Big Society.
These figures will change substantially in the final version of the algorithm, especially because it will take into account green belt restrictions.
The new zone proposals will take away the effective monopoly of the big developers, allowing a genuine market to deliver for people.
What does it say for our patriotic endeavour that so many of our fellow citizens are literally rubbishing our country?
Those who don’t want to study or debate the past but tear it down should be strongly resisted.
People cannot simply be viewed as consumers or producers – there are other dimensions to policy, including the stewardship of the countryside.