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Strategic plan progress welcomed

Thousands more homes proposed

Infrastructure chiefs hope the Island has moved closer to adopting a revised planning policy.


Earlier this week, an independent inspector outlined support for the government’s Draft Strategic Plan.


Its recommendations – including the construction of around 5,000 more homes Island-wide - will now be assessed and the plan will go to Tynwald for approval next year.


Minister Phil Gawne says that’s encouraging.

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