‘Nimby’ councils which fail to draw up plans to address local housing shortages will be forced to build more homes by central Government, Theresa May has warned.

Ratcheting up pressure on councils to release more land for development, the Prime Minister said that it was unacceptable that many young people fear they will never own their own home.

Ahead of a speech on Monday, Mrs May said that she would be “setting out the rule book” on house building and will demand that councils have a “proper plan” in place which include provisions for enough affordable housing.

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