council housing

Watch: Andrew Neil challenges John McDonnell on Labour’s housebuilding record

21 November 2019 16:35

Labour has pledged to build 100,000 council homes a year as part of their so-called ‘housing revolution’. But how likely…

The ‘pay to stay’ council house policy ignores the reality of the housing market

29 August 2016 11:41

Instinctively I feel I ought not to feel sympathy for the 70,000 council house tenants earning more than £40,000 a…

Labour’s action on housing doesn’t match its rhetoric

18 August 2014 12:58

On the face of it, it’s a simple equation. In the north-London borough of Islington, there are almost 9,000 people…

We need to lift the cap on councils’ borrowing so they can help solve Britain’s housing crisis

3 July 2014 10:55

With Britain’s housing crisis worsening by the day, and Londoners facing a housing catastrophe, we urgently need to maximise the…

Labour’s claim of being the party of council housing is in tatters

23 September 2013 17:47

As part of the Labour conference focus on the cost of living, the party will be going to great efforts…