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Press release from Winckworth Sherwood partner published after land grab proposal

A press release from Karen Cooksley, a partner and planning law expert at Winckworth Sherwood, was quoted in Inside Housing and other publications following Ed Miliband’s land grab proposal.

The press release concerned Ed Miliband’s proposal to allow local authorities to take back land from housebuilders.

Karen Cooksley was quoted as saying that forcibly taking land off housebuilders into the public sector will undoubtedly face legal challenges.

The press release has been featured in a number of publications including Inside Housing, Property News, The Move Channel and Property Reporter.

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