The Conservative candidate is misrepresenting his Labour rival’s views on green belt as part of his wider scaremongering strategy

One of the less publicised aspects of Zac Goldsmith and the Conservative Party’s poisonous campaign to win the London mayoralty has been their scaremongering about the capital’s green belt. The supposedly “principled” Goldsmith was at it again on Thursday at the Evening Standard hustings held at the Royal Geographical Society. In his closing remarks he said:

If you want those 50,000 homes that we need to solve the housing crisis to be built beautifully, to enhance communities and without concreting over precious green spaces, then back me.

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Source: Guardian Environment