Sharing out the squalor
Read Mick Hume in The Times (London) on New Labour proposals to keep council housing for the more ‘deserving’ classes.
Tuesday 11 November:
‘Sounds cosy, doesn’t it, “social housing”? As I recall from my days in what was then called council housing, however, typical features include families crammed into too little space with too many vermin, broken-down lifts and urine down the stairs. Now the government has a plan to solve the housing crisis by sharing out this misery among more “deserving” tenants…’
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