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Housing benefit reforms, the Pickles letter and the Voldemort connection

Harry Potter books

I don’t think I can really let the revelation in the Observer yesterday of the Pickles letter regarding the likley outcome of the Housing Benefit reforms go without at least some comment. Ministry of Magic speak Fiction is often a frightening reflection of reality and I think there is a lot of similarity between the…Continue Reading

Decline in home ownership and rise of renting needs a big change in government thinking says new report

Smith Institute - the end of the affiar

I have recently come across an interesting report, published by the Smith Institute called ‘The end of the affair – implications of declining home ownership’, written by Andrew Heywood. The report considers what seems to be a permanent trend – the decline in home ownership in this country.  Together with the worrying fact that this…Continue Reading



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