Applications to build on rural land in Majorca have been rising sharply. | E.B.
Concern that new restrictions will impede the construction of homes (or extensions to existing properties) on "rustic" rural land has led to a rush in applications. Mercedes Garrido, the councillor for land at the Council of Majorca, reckons that these requests have shot up by 40%. Firm figures will be known at the end of the month.