Modern centre-right politicians should focus on the cost of living, the housing crisis, worklessness, lack of educational attainment, poor quality childcare and welfare dependency.
Posts Tagged: Social Housing
The Observer’s story was widely followed up. The problem is that it was untrue,
The niece of the Countess of Longford doesn’t realise thousands in overcrowded social housing are desperate to swap with those affected by the cut in spare room subsidy.
We don’t talk about housing in the way we used to. In the 1960s, both the Conservatives and Labour competed on the number of houses they would build.
“Carpe Diem”, Boris – get London building. Creating streets can be good for London, and good for you.
Those who were displaced and re-housed told anybody who would listen that they wanted to live in houses with gardens. Planners and architects knew better.
The planning system is rigged in favour of tower blocks
Persuading people to wallow in victimhood may suit the cynical electoral interests of the Labour party but it does not favours to those concerned.
Help to Buy is really about one thing: ramping up consumer spending by way of re-leveraging the economy with more consumer debt.
With a contribution from Alex Morton, of Policy Exchange.
Kate Davies is Chief Executive of the Notting Hill Housing Trust. Kate has also been a Council housing director and… Read more »