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Shapps: Communities to be given a right to reclaim land

Housing Minister Grant Shapps today announced plans to give members of the public the right to reclaim and develop hundreds of acres of unused public sector land and buildings, which are currently trapped in a bureaucratic quagmire.

The new Community Right to Reclaim Land will help communities to improve their local area by using disused publicly owned land for new development.

2 February 2011