Manchester becomes the first British city to lose a THIRD of its Green Belt ...

Manchester becomes the first British city to lose a THIRD of its Green Belt land to development amid fears land in other parts of the country is also under threat from building work More than 34 per cent of its protected area has disappeared under concrete  Housebuilder Project Etopia says Cambridge is sacrificing a sixth of its land Between 2017-2018 two per cent of all new housing went on protected land 

By Daily Mail Reporter

Published: 01:18 BST, 5 June 2019 | Updated: 01:18 BST, 5 June 2019

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Manchester has become the first British city to lose a third of its Green Belt land to development, a report says.

More than 34 per cent of its protected area has disappeared under concrete, and land in other parts of the country is also under threat.

One in six acres of Green Belt surrounding Cambridge has been built on, says housebuilder Project Etopia, and Wolverhampton and

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