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We should take the opportunity to remind ourselves what real progress means and rededicate ourselves to its cause.
By scrambling to protect traditional revenues from a changing economy, the Treasury is sending entirely the wrong economic signals.
It might be assumed rising prices would mean more people giving up on the idea – not so.
We want development – but we do not want our village wrecked.
Coastal erosion threatens the site of the world’s first operational radar station.
By making it hard to guarantee rent payments, pursue debts, or get information on tenants, the current system undermines confidence and restricts supply.
A simpler deal should be offered to councils and more of the proceeds spent on replacement properties.
To date, May has been able to junk, water down or delay Cameron’s agenda with little blowback. The Budget NICs furore may change all that.
And May’s reputation for straightforwardness risks damage from the Budget’s proposals for NICs.
Only a constitutional referendum lock, safeguarded by the Queen, can protect us from the left-wing coalition that could take power in 2020.
There are many different parts to the solution, and Policy Exchange’s Housing and Urban Regeneration Unit plans to find them.
The benefits of a secure, stable and loving family are are even more important for military personnel than for the rest of us.
Increasing housing supply is not just about the Green Belt but better aligning what we build with the places people most desire.
Alex Morton: Here’s a radical but workable plan for the Budget. Trade off simplified tax reliefs for lower marginal rates.
He could commit to some tangible metrics – i.e: reducing the tax code in length by 25 per cent by 2019, or pledging to abolish three taxes in each budget.