This is the last of my series on the main parties’ policies for building houses in the greenbelt. A disappointing roundup In summary, no party is currently proposing any relaxation in restrictions on the use of greenbelt land for housebuilding…. Read More ›
The LibDems and the Greenbelt
Continuing my series of blogs on the parties’ pre-election policies on greenbelt housebuilding, I now turn to the Liberal Democrats. I admit to a personal interest here, as I am a LibDem member and activist. ‘Pre-Manifesto” Housing Policy The LibDems… Read More ›
The EU Surcharge Furore: Who Knew What When?
Could the furore about the £1.8 billion EU surcharge on the UK be a manufactured one? The rules for calculating the UK’s GDP were revised several months ago, resulting in an uplift in measured GDP stretching back several years. These… Read More ›