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Cllr calls for homes delay.

A WIRRAL councillor has called for the borough's plan to build 12,000 homes over the next 15 years to be delayed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Work on Wirral's Local Plan, which is set to see a large concentration of homes built in Birkenhead and Wallasey, is well under way.

But Lib Dem councillor Allan Brame said the current November deadline does not give enough time for work to be completed, as council officers are increasingly focused on managing Covid-19.

Cllr Brame said: "Neither staff nor residents are in any position to focus attention on the next stages of the Local Plan.

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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Mar 21, 2020
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