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"[Beyond the] 'Olympic Park Legacy Company' ... we could see more 'Mayoral Development Corporations'.
"The Mayor is allowed to establish MDCs anywhere he sees fit, and for any purpose – a major addition to the GLA’s development armoury. In time we could potentially see a string of MDCs across the capital – which would not go down well with many boroughs."
"[In addition,] the introduction of a new distinct local boundary defined as a ‘Neighbourhood’ is one of the key new elements of the localism agenda. While neighbourhood planning could be a force for good, ... it may also be used by organised NIMBYs to oppose development."