OXFORD’S housing masterplan for the next 13 years has been approved by a government inspector.

The sites and housing development plan document earmarks sites across Oxford as part of its commitment to building 8,000 homes by 2026.

It also includes policies on where student housing and houses of multiple occupation can go.

The plan, which has been declared sound by planning inspector Shelagh Bussey, will go before full council for final approval on Monday, February 18.