Austerity era cuts have turned parts of the country outside the great cities into ‘deserts’, with no readily accessible support for millions of residents.
Posts Tagged: Housing
The former show definitively why it is so important that Benfield Valley continues to exist as a green wedge in the city.
There is deprivation and lower educational attainment in the southern new towns, coastal communities, inner cities and rural coldspots.
Here’s both what his team did and how it communicated – deploying the discipline of the second to boost the first.
We fear the worst after Cummings’ departure, but Johnson must now make the best of it. That means a Cabinet shuffle.
Finding a new Chief of Staff is only the start of the changes that Johnson needs to make his government work.
The White Paper accepts that place-making and urban design play a vital role in the edification of the human person.
Brooks Newmark: With the rise in the virus and winter soon upon us, now is the time to help rough sleepers
The fifth in our mini-series of pieces from the Centre for Social Justice on the virus – and aiding those in deep poverty.
Ricky Bower: Some of the proposed planning reforms are welcome. But localism should not be sacrificed.
Blaming councils for delays is often unfair. Often the highways authorities delay providing the infrastructure needed.
The grand plan is to drive landlords into evicting their tenants in order to sell. Where would they live?
Ryan Bourne: If you want to feed hungry children, don’t target food poverty. Aim to reduce poverty as a whole.
Together with tax cuts and less regulation, higher or more extensive benefits look like better support for hungry children than vouchers.
The first group of savings are about making the state more efficient, the second about creating a state focused on the core tasks of government.
Emma Revell: The triple-lock for state pensions is not a priority right now. Guaranteeing young people’s futures is.
They’re facing mass unemployment and freezes on their wages. The Government must do its utmost to change the situation.
Victorian and Edwardian warehousing should be renovated and turned into accommodation, rather than torn down.
“I cannot support this policy”…”huge concerns”…”levelling over green fields with concrete”. Tory MPs on the Government’s housing plans.
Nineteen Conservative backbenchers spoke against the policy. It’s doubtful whether a top-down targets system will pass the Commons.