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The former Prime Minister is of less importance than resisting the temptation to make her mistakes all over again.
There is a good case for stronger regulation, perhaps even abolition. But a one-sided view of the rights and obligations of property isn’t it.
There is next to no support among its ranks in the Commons for more immigration, liberalising planning law and improving access to European markets.
On both sides of the water, politicians are torn between urgent national need and powerful local objections to new development.
The shift to subsidies is more than the timely, targeted and temporary measures that we saw during the pandemic, and signifies a bigger change in global public policy.
I favour a unitary system – combining a suitable number of current districts and boroughs, handing down county council powers, with a combined authority led by a directly elected Mayor.
The Council set planning targets for new housing that were too low and still failed to meet them. The underlying source of the eye-watering prices is due to demand and supply.
The two easiest routes to boosting prosperity are by increasing immigration and planning reform. This is a reality few newfound enthusiasts for growth are willing to face.
The uniqueness of architecture that defines villages and towns has been replaced by concrete and stone chips. The variety of colours has been replaced by grey.
We know that we can do more to ensure that when we expand our housing supply, we do so in the right places, with the right infrastructure, with the support of local people and local representatives.
Our new paper from the Adam Smith Institute finds there is more political space to deliver one than the politicians might imagine.
MPs must stop hiding from the fact that the political preferences of their voters are in direct conflict with the interests of the next generation.
This model will allow us to build villages with around 1,500 homes – or larger villages of 5,000 homes, which would allow a secondary school, medical centre and more social space.