Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Hannaford correspondence: one swallow might not make a summer but two might

On February 25th I received a reply from Cllr Hannaford, explaining that the delay was caused by dealing with family issues, which is obviously fair enough. This is her email to me … Dear Bernard Attached is the clarification of … Continue reading

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The Hannaford correspondence: very one-sided

Councillor Edwina Hannaford, Lib Dem portfolio holder for planning, has stated twice on Radio Cornwall that more houses are needed because in Cornwall there are now more births than deaths. Yet, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) the … Continue reading

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New housing and migrants: some evidence

A week or two ago Phil Mason, Head of Planning and Regeneration at Cornwall Council, made the astonishing claim on Radio Cornwall that new housing projects attracted no in-migrants. Instead, people moving to Cornwall were buying into the existing stock … Continue reading

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