They can increase housing supply, save the government further spending, and show key workers that their sacrifice has not been forgotten.
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Building more houses is a necessary but not sufficient means of ensuring rising home ownership for younger people.
Let’s look at how to reduce the need to put people in care homes. Not just who should pick up the bill.
“Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light.” Here is my five point plan.
Alex Morton: We need to boost our brownfield developments. But that doesn’t mean a zero greenfield approach.
One of the more seductive myths in the housing debate is that there is enough brownfield land to satisfy our building needs.
Nick King: Luntz’s polling shows a crisis of confidence in capitalism. Here’s how we can change that.
Most of the media coverage has been on the survey’s woke and anti-woke findings, but there was another important discovery.
The first piece in a mini-series on ConHome this week on Net Zero and climate change.
Nick King: Levelling up. The challenge is less defining it than delivering it, for which Johnson will need the private sector.
The first of a mini-series of pieces on ConHome this week about the most distinctive of the Prime Minister’s big aims.
It now needs to get real. This is clearly the plan in the next few months, starting with the Queen’s Speech tomorrow, leading to the Levelling Up paper.
How have think-tanks and campaign groups responded to the Chancellor’s fiscal and economic initiatives?
He is well-placed to knock on the doors of individual member states, as the Government and the Union lock horns over free movement.
The Budget should be a big reset moment for post-Brexit, post-Covid Britain. It risks being lost amidst a rush to tax rises.
It will probe whether or or not Sunak can prepare the country for that future – and perhaps succeed Johnson himself, “one fine day”.
Once the exigencies of the pandemic are behind him, Johnson will be faced with much more straightforwardly ideological policy choices.
There may some ingenious halfway house solution. But it is hard to say how extending it for another year can be avoided.
James Heywood: A £20 blanket uplift in Universal Credit would miss an opportunity for better targeted change
If you enter work, you lose 63p of benefit for every £1 you earn. This acts like a hefty tax on the poor.
If the Government won’t force the Tory shires to build more houses, perhaps it should bribe them instead
It’s time to stop pretending there is any way to solve the shortage without building in the South and face up to what it will take to get that done.