MORNING NEWS: Power, policy and planning

In the news this morning, EG reports on the £26bn Old Oak regeneration scheme in west London that has become a battleground for a major landowner and the GLA.

While back at City Hall, London mayor Sadiq Khan tells EG that his affordable housing demands are not a battle against developers.

In other housing news, affordable new home registrations in the UK are up and a scathing report from the UK government spending watchdog has said that ministers should review the national planning system to reverse the years-long failure to meet housing demand.

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