A new “use it or lose it” planning rule might help – but could bring unintended consequences.
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The idea that those now entering old age somehow had it easy is completely wrong. And so is the myth that they are intolerant and narrow-minded.
It’s easy to demand more, or for unscrupulous firms to wail at being reined in. But to govern is to decide.
Chris Philp: Building more homes is not enough – let’s reserve a proportion of them for UK residents
Increasing supply is important, and so is making sure that young Britons have a chance to get on the ladder.
Hammond’s plan – from abolishing Stamp Duty for most first-time buyers, through to reforms to help Universal Credit recipients.
Young people eat out, often several times a week – my fiancée and I could only afford to eat out once a month at most. They are also better paid, absolutely and relatively.
The rise in planning permissions has not been matched by an equal rise in new homes being built.
People are willing to accept new development if the design is right.
New figures show that even a sizeable chunk of Generation Rent is reliant on parental help to pay the bills. This cannot go on forever.
The employment and unemployment rates are each at the best levels since the 1970s. But do voters care?
Rethink how we build communities. Scrap Osborne’s tax on landlords. And give more people the chance to own their home.
Garvan Walshe: The Taylor review is a distraction. The real problem facing Britain is that our Welfare State is bust.
Uncomfortable though it is to admit, we run our public finances like a Ponzi scheme. The only way out of this mess is to improve our terrible productivity.
According to the originators of the Labour policy, the owner of a £300,000 house would be liable for tax of £4,950 a year.
The Conservative manifesto. Our survey finds that Party members want more homes built – but don’t back energy price caps
Overall, grassroots priorities cut across the stereotype of Tory supporters and suggests that Mayite conservatism has a strong appeal to activists.
The Opposition’s promise to extend the policy is opportunistic, expensive, and unjust. The Conservatives must do what is necessary and right.