How better to follow Jeremy Corbyn’s speech yesterday than by citing a signature Tory policy that shifted wealth to “working people and their families”?
Posts Tagged: Right to Buy
Bowman and Westlake’s policy ideas are perfectly compatible with this end, but pitching them as a city and town agenda risks creating a false impression.
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.
The rest of our economy is shifting to greater sustainability. The system to provide places to live should do the same.
Britain Beyond Brexit, a New Conservative Vision for a New Generation, is published today by the CPS.
Eric Ollerenshaw: Conservatives must be bolder on housing policy – and in taking credit for what is being achieving
There’s a development of 5,000 new homes near where I live. The sign board doesn’t mention the large Government grant.
Plus: We must be the Party for social housing as well as home ownership. And: why don’t we trumpet our history of social reform?
Matt Kilcoyne: How a flexible Right to Buy will breathe new life into an old policy – and a transformational one, too
Council tenants would be able to transfer the value of their Right to Buy discount and use it towards buying a different, cheaper property which they could afford.
Robert Colvile: The boost to home ownership that would come from Help to Own – and the work we’ve been doing on it
Alex Morton and the rest of our research team have spent weeks crunching the numbers to ensure that they stack up
Good luck, Prime Minister, with your plan to split the Left. Just don’t split the Right as well while you’re at it.
Her bid to woo Labour Commons votes for a Brexit deal is part of a wider gambit.
Onward estimates that up to 88,000 landlords would make use of the relief each year, transferring just under half a million homes into ownership over five years.
Robert Halfon: It’s time for Ministers to let local authorities build more council homes, and borrow to do so
We need more houses, not just to buy, but to rent – truly affordably, as well. This is a social justice issue.
Ayesha Azad and Mark Pengelly: In Woking, we are determined that council tenants must have the chance of home ownership
Our innovative Earn Your Deposit Scheme would give the young a real chance to get on the housing ladder.
Alex Morton: Why the Tory tendency to bash our friends and back our enemies – for example, over student immigration numbers?
The Conservatives need to support genuine allies – such as savers, home owners, small businesses, and the armed forces.
As Margaret Thatcher learned, there’s a lot more involved in ensuring the widespread ownership of capital than simply handing it out.