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East London corridor


Government's plans to use the 'east London corridor' as a major plank in future housing development should be greatly extended, argues a new policy statement from Conservative MP and Shadow Secretary of State for Deregulation John Redwood. In a pamphlet for the Royal Bank of Canada he says there should be a complete new city between Dartford and Gravesend in Kent centred on Swanscombe. Private sector investment could cover most of the costs.

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