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The message is welcome after the defeatism of her predecessors. But radical measures are needed to free up supply and get attractive new development.
This is a return to the agenda of Eric Pickles. It should help show the community benefits of new housing.
The UK needs a state-of-the-art ‘gigafactory’, and it should be built here in the West Midlands alongside our established automotive cluster.
Neil O’Brien: Corbynomics – and why it means that your house, business and savings don’t really belong to you
In his eyes, you have them only as long as the Government suffers you to have them, and they can be retrospectively taken away if he sees fit.
Listen to Johnson for any length of time and it becomes clear that his time as Mayor of London has had a profound impact on his politics.
Landlords in the capital already have lower yields than those elsewhere. Who is going to choose to build homes to rent if there is no return on investment?
The evidence suggests a slight increase in the rate of owner-occupation over the last couple of years.
In Gosport, employment is a greater priority than new housing. Top down targets fail to allow for local needs.
Pleasure flights from Solent Airport are proving a lucrative source of income for our local authority.
Andrea Jenkyns: Help to Buy largely helped the better-off – instead let’s support those who really need it
Government schemes to promote home buying are not reaching a large part of the population who aspire to own their own homes.
A new era of optimism in Downing Street can bring positive changes for my area.
Joe Shalam: Modern employers are learning the Bournville lesson – better housing for workers benefits them, too
Where George Cadbury led, Pret a Manger, Microsoft and Nationwide now follow.
Rosalind Beck: The Government’s war on landlords will only make the housing crisis worse for the lowest-paid.
There needs to be the ability to evict when that is justified. Undue delay and obstruction and the rental market will shrink.
We need to redefine our purpose, move forward with our global partners, unite the UK – and defeat Corbynism.