Johnson’s latest column on the issue might avoid even mentioning it, but the debate is about how far we go, not whether we do it.
Posts Tagged: Housing
She notes that the choice is not between maintaining prices or building more, but between building more and ushering in Corbynism.
Simon Fawthrop: Why I’ve asked for planning permission to build flats in the Mayor of London’s back garden
Khan wants to remove any parking requirements for developments within 800m of a transport hub or town centre. So why won’t he thank me?
Robert Halfon: Do Barwell’s bean-counters lack the vision to see why Tories must campaign for social justice?
Plus: why John Bald is wrong to be critical on this site of the Education Select Committee’s report on school exclusions.
Natalie Elphicke: The private renting experiment has failed six million people. Here’s an alternative approach.
There is compelling evidence that there are only two tenures – social housing and home ownership – by which wellbeing of people is supported effectively.
As Sir Roger Scruton notes: “Architecture is a public art: whether we like it or not, we are forced to witness it.”
Given the long lead times involved in constructing new homes, we can’t afford to let the Government’s weakness or distracted state delay us.
Philip Booth: Housing. Why this Tory fascination with statism? Let’s give the market a chance instead.
In other words, let us do things a bit more like everywhere else in the world and a bit more like we used to in the UK.
HS2 and the third runway at Heathrow would increase pressure on the housing supply. It is better to provide new regional airports on derelict sites.
A London Assembly member states his case. This concludes our series. The candidates will be interviewed tomorrow with the membership then choosing from the final three,
A leading businesswoman outlining her ambitions for our capital city in the next interview in our series.
The latest shortlisted applicant to answer our questions was a senior member of Boris Johnson’s team at City Hall.
This former Government adviser is the latest contender to outline her ideas for the capital.
A Stop and Search consultant who has been a Liberal Democrat councillor in Lewisham puts his case for being Mayor of London, in the latest of our series.
Our Q&A series continues as a woman entrepreneur outlines her proposals and credentials.