The battle for political control in Stockport and a debate about where to build houses

'Not every square inch of green belt is precious rolling countryside by any stretch of the imagination'

Dear Millers — in today’s story, Tom heads to Stockport. There is a big fight going on for control of the borough’s council, and we wanted to learn more about the issue that’s animating the campaign there more than any other: plans to build lots of homes on green belt land.

Polling day in the local elections — May 6th — is in just over a fortnight. We’v…

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