The long-awaited Report into Dorset’s Housing Needs, commissioned by the Dorset branch of the CPRE, has now been released and makes for very interesting and important reading. It challenges the Government’s figures for the number of houses to be built in Dorset and suggests that only half the number are actually needed. We can only hope that Dorset Council take note of this huge discrepancy and have the resolve to challenge the Government’s figures.

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