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Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Daily Telegraph: "Right to light under threat in planning law shake-up"

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"In a new assault on planning rules, the Law Commission began a consultation, which is backed by ministers, which could lead to the centuries-old entitlement to daylight being ditched to stop home owners holding up building projects.

Currently, households can object to developments, including neighbours’ extensions or new houses, if they threaten the amount of natural light that enters a home.

Removing the protection could leave almost three million households powerless to prevent large developments near their homes, reducing their value and appeal, campaigners warned.

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