NIMBYism In the West Midlands is Becoming a Growth Industry

The Saint ReportNews 2009, saintblog0 Comments

March 10, 2009 Birmingham Post


It’s official; British attitudes are hardening. NIMBYism, the Not In My Back Yard ethos of protesting against new developments in their surrounding area, is on the increase according to a new piece of research.

The annual survey on the issue by UK Saint Index, carried out to create a census on public attitude to commercial development, has discovered that, while the percentage of the population with a general aversion to development has risen to 85 per cent, those who are prepared to do something about it has reached nearly a third.

NIMBYism In the West Midlands is Becoming a Growth Industry

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