Stamp Duty punishes those who could help free up the housing supply.
Posts Tagged: Housing
Judy Terry: The arrogance of planning officers is blocking the chance of the new homes being built that we need
Endless housing conferences organised by the public sector have been held without a single developer or industry representative being invited to speak.
There is a big political prize to be had for the Conservative Party to improving the rights of millions of property owners and bringing them up to equality
This act of sabotage can only undermine the public trust that is needed to increase the housing supply.
For all his manifesto mistakes, his core take is correct. The key people in elections are who he has always said they are: lower middle-class, provincial, home-owning voters.
Electricity use in a high-rise is nearly two and a half times greater than in a low-rise.
Capping the value of land adjacent to a new motorway, and recouping a charge from those who develop it, would help fund essential new roads.
Brexit, housing, public sector pay, education, and industrial strategy should be the the stars by which ministers set a course for victory in 2022.
An in-depth survey of the impact of EU migrants on the economy is a good start, but it must reflect a broader range of priorities and concerns.
Transparency, independent checks, and equal rights with the private sector are needed to reduce charges,
Julian Brazier: Mass immigration helps to drive our housing crisis. No wonder young people are angry – as I know to my cost.
An unholy alliance of vested commercial interests on the one hand, and left-leaning commentators on the other, have poisoned the well of the debate on migration.
A pledge to crack down on tall buildings was followed by Khan approving developments of 17 storeys in Harrow and 21 storeys in Haringey against local wishes.
Rethink how we build communities. Scrap Osborne’s tax on landlords. And give more people the chance to own their home.
Introducing Bright Blue’s seventy-point plan to support Theresa May in her quest to combat the “burning injustices” she outlined on the steps of Downing Street.
Inflammatory language, noble aims. Javid prepares to battle for more home ownership and social justice.
One mustn’t believe everything one reads in the papers…but an official accuses Tory council leaders of lying and selfishness.