Ninety years of mak­ing his­tory

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Oliver Hil­liam’s decade-by­decade CPRE high­lights

1920s: Po­lit­i­cal in­flu­ence

In 1926, the CPRE was formed; by 1928, it was ad­vis­ing Gov­ern­ment on the de­sign of new hous­ing. The fol­low­ing year, the lead­ers of the three main par­ties—con­ser­va­tive, Labour and Lib­eral—broke off from the Gen­eral Elec­tion cam­paign to sign a joint let­ter in sup­port of the or­gan­i­sa­tion’s first fundrais­ing ap­peal.

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