Developers and planners will also have to accept difficult changes if the aspirations of the young are to be fulfilled.
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We need to look at the write-off threshold more than the repayment threshold or bottom line fees to make a difference that young graduates can relate to.
Space requirements prevent single young people getting on the housing ladder and make overcrowding worse.
We need a Council Tax cut for the young, financed by forced sales of municipal land to boost the number of new homes.
The Government needs to make a decision on our post-Brexit economic model, reinvigorate the Conservatives in office – and win the votes of the next generation.
People are not yet at the point where they believe the party in government needs kicking out; they are still willing to give us a hearing.
The Government could make it much easier for older people to downsize by providing a Stamp Duty exemption.
We have our reservations about the Foreign Secretary, but concede that he alone, of those Ministers who spoke this week, made the Tory message sing.
The huge variation in costs does suggest that some councils, including mine, are likely to be paying over the odds.
“Let us win this argument for a new generation and defend free and open markets with all our might.”
The Prime Minister must explain today how reforming the system will deliver more gains for workers and familes than tearing it up.
Simply banging on about the socialist 1970s will not cut it. We need our own vision. Focus on shared ownership as the model for new housing would be a good start.
And Conservative activists applaud a call to end “the fetishisation of the Green Belt”.
The prime objective is to get more houses built – copying Labour’s attacks on foreign investors would make matters worse.
The Secretary of State says Government has been focusing on affordable homes, and has helped build more council houses in last 5 years than Labour did in previous 13.