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Andrew Stunell MP writes… Tackling empty homes is shaping up to be a Coalition success story

As some of you will no doubt be aware, last week was National Empty Homes week. It managed to garner a lot more attention than normal thanks to a week of action from the Empty Homes Agency, who worked together with Channel 4 presenter George Clarke on a series of programmes that focussed on tackling the housing crisis, and in particular on empty homes.

George‚Äôs campaign is a welcome one, and comes at an important time. I regularly describe the number of empty homes we have in the UK as a national scandal. We have enough long-term vacant …

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  • User AvatarMatthew Huntbach 16th Sep - 12:13pm
    In retrospect the way Right To Buy was implemented showed an incredulous lack of foresight from a party that loves property owners. Had the Thatcher...
  • User Avatarpaul barker 16th Sep - 12:11pm
    The Rally was nothing to with The No Campaign, it was organised by Dan Snow, the Historian. None of the speakers were "Political" in the...
  • User AvatarChrisB 16th Sep - 12:08pm
    I like it, much more the kind of message that I hope will work, but I'm a sucker for Charles. He could tell me pretty...
  • User AvatarT-J 16th Sep - 11:50am
    No, I simply find myself disagreeing with Polly Toynbee as well. When you have a properly designed federal system, you have wealth transfers that take...
  • User AvatarMBoy 16th Sep - 11:46am
    "The rest of your article I agree with, especially right to buy. It should have been written into law that for every council house sold...
  • User AvatarT-J 16th Sep - 11:41am
    All lovely, except that it isn't the Scottish situation that's turning inwards and walking away. For that you need to look to the UK establishment...