Why the Jenrick saga has dented faith in the planning system

Public support for housing development is dependent on the perception of fairness and impartiality To get to the essence of what’s wrong with Robert Jenrick’s handling of the 1,500-home Westferry Printworks scheme, you have to first ignore accusations by Labour MPs – scenting blood – that developer Richard Desmond […] Click here to view original…

Read More
Cash for very big favours: Murky links in a £1billion property deal involving Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick and billionaire tycoon Richard Desmond as row threatens to engulf No10

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick was under mounting pressure last night after his links to a lobbyist for a Tory donor’s £1 billion property deal were exposed by The Mail on Sunday. Mr Jenrick is fighting for his Cabinet job after becoming embroiled in a deeply embarrassing ‘cash for favours’ […] Click here to view original…

Read More