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Opinion: We need all parties to work together to solve London’s housing crisis

Sarah Teather’s recent interview in the Observer graphically reminded us of the social impact of the housing crisis on large numbers low and moderate earners in London.

Vince Cable, on the Andrew Marr show, emphasised both the need to counter the tabloid rhetoric of benefit scroungers and restrain the growth in the welfare budget. Vince pointed to the urgent need to expand the provision of affordable housing in the …

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  • User AvatarTom Papworth 25th Jul - 12:33pm
    "that farm subsidies be abolished... would not be good for food production and for the environment, and it would lay waste upland Wales." One of...
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    What if Momentum decide they agree with the principles and join on mass and select only Labour candidates?
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    How is this any good for Lib Dems fighting hard against Labour - in government in Cardiff, for example, or against their lacklustre councils in...
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    The farming system is clearly broken if the average farm makes a net income only marginally above minimum wage for a single person. Do we...
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    It's always struck me as rather strange that most farmers tend to be right wing and politically opposed to 'socialism' and 'government interference' - except...
  • User AvatarSarah Brown 25th Jul - 11:47am
    Some of the people involved in bringing this together have behaved in deeply transphobic ways. I don't see that being addressed here, and it makes...
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