How much is this one costing? Cornwall Council sends a team to Cannes “sex and sleaze” conference

Posted By on 12th March 2018

12th March 2018 By Graham Smith Cornwall Council has sent a delegation of officials to the luxury resort of Cannes, France, to take part in an international real estate conference…


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  1. The reason those property tycoons have so much money is the reason why this “jolly” seems wholly inappropriate for Cornwall. We have thousands of houses planned in Cornwall, virtually all priced beyond the reach of those with a “Local Need”.

    Andrew Kerr confirmed that the council’s planning policy was controlled by the developers, so why on earth do we want to attract more residential developers who do not have an interest in satisfying the “Local Need” for Cornwall?

    Profit is not a dirty word in my view, but it is not viable to build for “Local Need” profitably without some intervention from philanthropists or local government. I doubt very much whether many of those will be found in Cannes this week.

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