Bill is bad news

Encouraged by government, many authorities have produced local design guides, laudably intended to encourage good design, but doing the opposite. Far from embracing anything modern or innovative, most simply entrench the constipated "in keeping" philosophy so beloved of the planning profession, or promulgate current planning fashions.

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