Owl says: it rather sticks in the craw when a long-time MP criticises his own party for things he has never before stood up for after having watched ticky-tacky boxes going up all over his constituency with never a word.
Your party, your fault, your buck Mr Parish.
“… Local people must be given the tools and encouragement to create their own design codes and plan the sort of development they want. Not only will it improve the quality of housing stock, it gives people a stake in their community and a sense of civic pride in new developments. …”
In East Devon! You must be joking – or living on another planet!