Research Director of the Adam Smith Institute, Sam Bowman, was quoted in the BBC News article '10 ways to cool the housing market'.
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"Although building on brownfield sites - like old hospitals or factories - is preferable, there are simply not enough sites to go around, particularly in London and the South East, where the population is rising fastest.
"Sam Bowman, research director at the Adam Smith Institute, has argued for a while that local authorities should allow building on greenbelt land. "By rolling back the greenbelt by just one mile around London, we would have space for one million new homes," he said this week."