We all know that a stable and supportive home environment is a fundamental building block for a happy and productive life.
One way in which the Government could help would be through a temporary increase in the Gift Aid rate. Conservatives introduced Gift Aid in 1990, and now have the chance to enhance it.
It seems everyone agrees that the time is right to finally get rid of this legislation.
Make the economic case, abolish priority need, reform the No Course to Public Funds rule, don’t end Everyone In and reform housing authorities.
A report has found that empty commercial and retail buildings, owned by local authorities, could be converted into 19,500 homes.
Ultimately, we have to prevent vulnerable people from ever reaching the streets. We should seize this opportunity to work out how.
The choice facing voters on May 6 is simple: do we accelerate the progress of the last four years, or do we go back to the old failing approach?
Plus: Bean bags, ping pong tables, and padded pods, in Slough’s swanky new council offices.