New research out today calculates that granting a piece of land planning permission for new houses makes it dramatically more valuable.
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He or she should particularly highlight the fact that Labour’s traditional voters are being hurt most by high crime levels.
And, as Boles says, we will never build the number of homes we need unless the state is building 100,000 a year.
Onward, FREER, the revitalised CPS. The Tory MPs involved in all these will have to take some risks if they’re to get off the groumd.
Projected future demand for housing and public services is huge, and can only be met if we act now to prepare for it.
The Government must try to build from the essentials out – security, legal certainty, frictionless trade. Zero tariffs would be the icing on the cake.
Housing. We need a Macmillan-style drive to build new homes – even if it means loosening the Green Belt
Javid’s plans are shaping up to be a last-ditch attempt to hit his target within the constraints of the present system.
Too much land is left vacant, and too many developments completed slowly so as not to lower house prices. Councils need more power to take action.
My new study for Civitas sets out a practicable alternative to an agreement at any cost.
Michael Orton: Tackling insecurity. Here’s a plan published from the Left but with solutions for the Right – and for everyone else
Our Five-plus ideas focus on good jobs, decent incomes, secure and affordable housing and the best start in life for all our children and grandchildren
Jonathan Algar, Antonia Cox, Nick Faith, Peter Franklin, David Green, Peter Hoskin, Andrea Leadsom MP, Andrew Lilico and Simon Richards assess the Chancellor’s work.
Who knows better what health service people want than the people themselves?
By Tim MontgomerieFollow Tim on Twitter A new paper published by the Civitas think tank recommends a sharp change of… Read more »
The Government’s austerity programme is starting to harm our economic recovery.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter Jon Gower Davies, a former Head of the Religious Studies Department at the… Read more »