Category Archives: policy

Is it time for fixed-price housing?

Yesterday in parliament, over 100 MPs demanded a form of price stabilisation mechanism for petrol after an online petition gathered more than 110,000 signatures. It left me thinking about he real price pressure on the average household: that of housing. Between mortgages and rent, the British people are in virtual slavery, working hideous hours or [...]

Is there are social market solution for utility planning?

The government’s proposed shake up of planning law looks suspiciously like the proposals they opposed when not in government. From my uneducated view, planning reforms all seem like government attempts to stimulate the economy by making it easier to attract capital investment, ultimately generating revenue from land. But planning is one of those areas where [...]