More moderately good stuff from the new regional government: they’re forcing local councils to withdraw building permits issued in contravention of planning procedures, which will presumably also lead to a few bribes being recalled. What they need to do now is what the Flemish started doing a while back: demolish existing illegal developments with bulldozers.

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