Yet the Chancellor comfortably holds on to his silver-medal spot, despite sharing in the u-turn.
Posts Tagged: Robert Jenrick MP
‘Location, location, location’ vs ‘a property-owning democracy’. Are we seeing a shift in Tory housing priorities?
“We need more homes, in the right places, at the right time, and I don’t really care who builds them or who owns them”, says Ben Everitt.
The more radical his plans are, the more resistance there will be. But one can’t serve up a municipal omelette without breaking eggs.
WATCH: The pilot scheme involves “a range of different public sector organisations” – Jenrick defends Johnson and Sunak
The Housing Secretary is grilled on whether the Chancellor and Prime Minister should not have to self-isolate.
“That means that they can conduct important government business, but they won’t be able to go out socialising”, he says.
‘If I was asked to wear a mask when catching the tram in Wolverhampton and those were the rules, I would certainly wear a mask.’
The Housing, Communities and Local Government Secretary adds that “we as private citizens will make these judgments.”
Two by-elections and one Health Secretary – losses see Johnson fall by 16 points in our Cabinet League Table
Javid comes straight in at fifth place; Williamson’s score is in freefall; and the podium positions are unchanged.
Sooner or later this problem is going to hit the Tories – hard – due to the demographics the party needs to attract at the next election.
Bob Seely is wrong – building more homes is not just about ‘local people’.
The Health Secretary now languishes very near the bottom, while Truss secures her sixth month at the top and Johnson recovers a little.
Bob Seely: The Government’s current approach to housing needs intelligent, sensitive reforms – not a complete overhaul
I take issue with Henry Hill’s recent article for ConservativeHome on the matter. Here’s why.
Luke Stanley: Ending rough sleeping will require building a better understanding of its causes, not just more homes
Ultimately, we have to prevent vulnerable people from ever reaching the streets. We should seize this opportunity to work out how.
It is nonsense to suggest that ‘levelling up’ demands misdirecting building targets to places where housing is already affordable.
Ministers may be right in assuming that nothing like the full complement of those entitled to settle do so. But what if they’re wrong?