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The difference 100 years makes

Just under 100 years ago the Conservative Party, from its position of strength in the House of Lords, went to war with a reforming Liberal Government on the issue of land value taxation.  Now it is the latest thing in Tory fiscal reforms.

I’ll blog about this later, but all in all this is something we ought to welcome.

Helen Adams: Give young people a stake in the homeowner democracy

Helen AdamsCan I just say how important it is that sites such as HandsOffOurFuture are here to remind everyone that there is a huge population of people who will be driving the economy over the next three decades but as far as I can see they will be suffering taxation without representation.

My business is in helping young people on to the housing ladder and from what the hundreds of young people we advise each month are telling me they don’t have a stake in our homeowning democracy.

The first thing to realise is how important it is to make housing affordable. Continue reading Helen Adams: Give young people a stake in the homeowner democracy