“Hammond could land £1.5m in green-belt housing deal”

“The chancellor, Philip Hammond, who helped spearhead the government’s housebuilding programme, could make more than £1.5m in a previously undisclosed deal over a possible housing development on green-belt land.

Land Registry documents reveal Hammond has agreed an option with a housebuilder on about three acres of land he owns next to his home in Surrey … ”

Sunday Times (paywall) page 10

He says it is a standard provision and doesn’t need to be declared … the former Chairman of the Committee on Standards in Public Life disagrees.

Easy to guess who will win that one.

One thought on ““Hammond could land £1.5m in green-belt housing deal”

  1. Standards in Public Life? Surely that’s ‘Low Standards in Public Life” under the current regimen?


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