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Opinion: Let’s stop pussyfooting over property prices

According to a report published by Shelter this week, if the price of an oven ready chicken had risen as fast as the price of the average house since 1971, it would cost £51.18. House prices simply have to fall if we’re to find any way out of our economic mess and many of those with mortgages are going to have to take a hit. What we need to do is to ensure that the pain is borne by those who can best afford it… and who caused the problem in the first place.

We need to get over our obsession …

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    @Joe Otten 26th May '15 - 12:05pm "Bolano, the list of people who are premoderated is biassed against people who ignore the comments policy. In...
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    I am definitely going for Tim Farron as I believe the membership has to show the general public that we were all as upset about...
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    Joe Otten I do not think I have ever "whined" about having all my comments "pre-moderated". I have on the odd occasion suggested that it...
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