Could a controversial road link undermine AONB protections?

Does planning permission for a new road-link through the Chilterns set a precedent weakening the protections for areas of outstanding natural beauty (AONBs)? James Agyepong-Parsons reports

by James Agyepong-Parsons
The site where the road is set to be built. Photograph: Lucy Murfett/Chilterns Conservation Board
The site where the road is set to be built. Photograph: Lucy Murfett/Chilterns Conservation Board

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