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Labour and the Greenbelt

Continuing my series of blogs on party policies in relation to housebuilding on the greenbelt, I now turn to the Labour Party.

Labour’s website does contain a short housing policy, which commits a Labour government to building 200,000 homes a year by 2020.   1,196 more words


UKIP and the Green Party agree: they do not want building on greenbelt land

UKIP and Green Party Policies on Greenbelt Housebuilding

In my post of 14th November, I said I would be reviewing the policies of the major UK parties in relation to housebuilding on greenbelt land.   836 more words


#HousingDay - why housing is important

This is a special short blog for #HousingDay, an event that celebrates the positive impact of social housing on thousands of people across the UK, shows off the positives of working in the sector and living in social housing, and why it’s so important. 443 more words


Promoting a Rare Breed: Private Nonprofit Housing Developers in the GCC

This piece was originally published by Jadaliyya, an ezine produced by the Arab Studies Institute. Jadaliyya combines local knowledge, scholarship, and advocacy to better understand the Arab World and to fulfill its dedication to discussing the Arab world on its own terms. 2,776 more words


Nine ideas for Mayor Tory's housing agenda

Mayor-elect John Tory campaigned on a united Toronto and a united City Council. So no wonder he named housing as one of his top priorities. Good housing policy benefits us all. 1,013 more words

Big Picture Thinking

How to End the Criminalization of Poverty

This post continues our new blog series on poverty. As our nation reflects on its progress in fighting poverty over the last 50 years, this blog series will highlight how psychology can contribute further to this discussion. 1,179 more words


While you were out...

Everyone else is out at the launch of Common Weal Inverness, so I’m looking up their housing policy