In recent years, many policy-makers have recognised that people need to be put at the heart of decision-making on long-term challenges like social
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Rural housing is one of the most pressing, and contentious, issues facing this country. If Labour is to stage a rural revival then we must confront
Councils are often unfairly criticised. They have many difficult responsibilities, and they are hamstrung by Treasury rules on financing. The
A model motion for CLPs and unions The housing composite motion which was passed at Labour’s recent conference did not just focus on Labour policy
Remembrance Day gives us pause to reflect on the contributions made by those who have served or currently serve in our armed forces. It is more than
A few weeks ago, I was scrolling through Nextdoor, an app and social media platform for neighbours to connect and share information based on their
The Society of Labour Lawyers (SLL) has produced a think-piece Proposals for housing law reform, containing ideas from the SLL’s housing law
Politicians may be missing the point when they reference red or blue election walls. Should they instead be focusing on multi-coloured walls, and
We’ve learnt, over the last 20 or so years, how to help prepare people leaving care, hospital or prison so as to avert the chance of homelessness.
LHG’s new report on council homebuilding – called ‘The Missing Solution’ – is launched at Labour Party Conference today. As a country we
Goodbye “Chubby Robbie” Jenrick, hello Michael Gove, destroyer of planets and local education authorities. Housing has rarely been fashionable
Housing wealth inequality is a key driver in the reduction of social mobility. Every child deserves a chance of economic success, no matter what
For someone involved in housing for 50 years, it is impossible not to feel embarrassed and ashamed by the appalling conditions lived in by some
ITV’s releases ‘Surviving Squalor: Britain’s Housing Shame’ on Sunday at 10:15pm. Highlighting some of the most horrific housing conditions
England’s housing system has failed. We need to press the reset button on housing – let’s start with planning. Rampant house price inflation.