Tag Archives: Kill the Housing Bill

The Housing Paradox and the Democratic Deficit

I think this post is what’s known as a ‘think piece’  I’m not sure what that means, but it comes in the days after the Housing and Planning Bill ‘passed through’ parliament, like a stomach bug that has messy and … Continue reading

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Property Porn

The Housing and Planning Bill raises issues that go beyond even its sprawling neoliberal ambitions. One hundred pages of legislation that seek to redefine the UK’s housing landscape are not enough to contain the deeper layers of ideological obsession that … Continue reading

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Teachers and the Housing Crisis

A few weeks ago I was invited to speak at a regional conference of the National Union of Teachers (NUT).  My main focus was the Housing and Planning Bill, but during the discussion I was reminded of just how much … Continue reading

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