One The moon is not made of cheese.
Two Developers do not build houses to meet need.
Three The earth is not flat!
Four House prices would not fall if more houses were built.
Five Barnacle geese do not come from barnacles!
Six The Homechoice register does not accurately register need.
Seven Saints did not travel across the sea to Cornwall on millstones (they flew in to Newquay!)
Eight Household and population projections are about as useful in predicting change as millstones are for sea travel!
Nine You cannot turn base metals into gold!
Ten For every house you need at least one new job, so when you see a figure for ‘extra jobs’ in a development proposal subtract the number of new homes to built to get a better take on actual ‘extra’ jobs!