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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 AvatarStuart 28th Aug - 8:07pm
    @Caron "the reason Lords reform didn’t go through was because Labour wouldn’t vote for the programme motion" So how come Nick Clegg and numerous LDV...
  • User Avatarexpats 28th Aug - 7:56pm
    bobbing cork on the water. It’s lazy journalism and Tim ought to (discretely) kick a few shins. Simon Shaw 28th Aug '15 - 5:01pm @expats...
  • User AvatarEddie Sammon 28th Aug - 7:54pm
    Not every issue needs to be turned into a "what about the men" thread. It can come across as nit picking. We should be good,...
  • User AvatarMark Valladares 28th Aug - 7:52pm
    @ Stuart, Yes, it is perfectly reasonable to ask the question, but you went further than that, implying that they weren't well-earned, based solely on...
  • User AvatarStuart 28th Aug - 7:44pm
    @David Blake Agree 100%. It's an insult to the voters who cast their verdict on these people just a few weeks ago. Vince is rejected...
  • User Avatarcrewegwyn 28th Aug - 7:38pm
    Had I been the Scotrail person responding to Caron's question I might well have asked "what are the specific issues for female travellers which do...