NIMBYism hardens in UK, 3 in 10 actively opposed development — Saint Index

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the-saint-indexBritish attitudes have hardened against development, even in the midst of economic recession and with the promise of new jobs that such projects can bring, reports the latest UK Saint Index©, the annual survey on public attitude to property development.

Overall general opposition to development may have reached a plateau at 85% of the population, but Britain’s hardcore contingent of active NIMBYs (those that have actually objected to a development project in the last year) has increased to 21% of the population.

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