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A Plague on All our Houses

The following is a guest post by the Rev Dr Peter Mullen, Hon. Chaplain of The Freedom Association. 

Rev-Peter-Mullen.pngThe housing crisis is both acute and chronic. Why?

Local councils are partly to blame: for decades they have not increased the supply of council houses, while their deliberately complicated approval procedures obstruct private building companies.

Iniquitous stamp duty doesn’t help and neither does buy-to-let.

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