Our broken housing market: the new political battleground

So much of housing comes down to location (location, location etc). So Ed Miliband’s choice of venue for his announcement yesterday caught the eye.

Stevenage was an interesting choice for two reasons: firstly, it’s a ‘new town’– one of the first delivered in a post-war period when the scale of our house building ambitions were significantly grander than they have been in recent decades. But secondly, Stevenage is also a key marginal constituency: exactly the sort of south-eastern seat Labour … Read more