Category Archives: News

Saving the 35 bus

Print PageThe 35 bus carries mostly older people to do their shopping, to visit friends, the doctors or the hospital and similar trips – during the middle of the day.  But back in July this was due to end. Since … Continue reading

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Could social housing be as personal as private ownership?

Print PageCould chains in social housing – Council or Housing Association homes – help more tenants to have the home they’d like? People who’ve bought or sold houses know about ‘chains’.  Estate agents will advertise ‘no chain’ against a property … Continue reading

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Wearing Theresa May’s shoes…

Print PageImagine if last summer you were in Theresa May’s shoes; you’d just inherited a party and country that had voted to Leave the EU, while you had (reluctantly?) voted to Remain. Setting aside your own preferences, but remembering that … Continue reading

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Universities and higher education

Print PageTomorrow MPs are due to debate the Higher Education Bill.  It therefore seems to be a good time to make a few points about post-school education. Let me start by saying that I went to university, enjoyed three years … Continue reading

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