New research out today calculates that granting a piece of land planning permission for new houses makes it dramatically more valuable.
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Davis, Hinds, Brokenshire, Hancock, Clark, Wright – ConHome’s full Party Conference fringe programme is now live
Speakers include eight Secretaries of State, the Mayor of the West Midlands, and many more.
The pledge to strengthen police powers on stop and search marks another break with his predecessor as Home Secretary, Theresa May.
Sleeping rough is more than the lack of a bed; it’s a personal and social tragedy. How we respond to it is a litmus test for our society.
Our Cabinet League Table. The Chequers effect blitzes everyone. They’re all down. And May dives to her lowest rating ever.
This is collective punishment for the new Brexit policy. P.S: when ratings fall in this way, place in the table scarcely matters.
On Brexit, housing and social care there is constructive dialogue and partnership with Ministers. It is delivering results.
Also: Pro-UK think-tanks torpedoes SNP’s economic case for independence; Plaid suffers ‘major rift’ as MP savages Wood; and more.
The cap for triggering referendums must now yield to popular consent to pay more in local charges to improve local services.
Unfair tax increases and restrictions will reduce the housing supply and make homelessness worse.
Meanwhile, Williamson and Johnson’s approval ratings are in the doldrums.
The Housing Secretary says that trade, security, and avoiding a hard border in Northern Ireland are the priorities.
What Brokenshire is up to as Communities Secretary, sorry, Housing Secretary, sorry, Communities Secretary
He wants to take people with him in his quest to hit the Government’s target. But will radical policy ideas fit with his emollient political approach?
Onward proposes helping half a million young people by lending them a deposit in the same way that government underwrites some of their mortgage costs.
Grieve is right. The logic of a Government defeat today leads to a change of leadership – and a general election
Neither Tory MPs nor voters want a poll, but a paralysed Government and Parliament would make one all but unavoidable long before 2022.
The Vote Leave director is the onlie begetter of this cashfest. But we’ve said it before and say it again: Britain can’t tax its way to prosperity – or a better health service.