The class celing Written by Joan Bakewell | First Published 18 February 2016 The transformation of housing from a home to a commodity has become a deranged obsession, says Joan Bakewell. I remember a world before people became obsessed with property. As a youngster, I was taken to the homesRead More →

Peers under pressure First Published 18 February 2016 Westminster mole -LPW’s parliamentary correspondent reports. Casual observers of the parliamentary process are unlikely to monitor the day-to-day goings on of the Lords with the same level of attention they do the Commons. Despite the vast number of peers (743 compared toRead More →

The green agenda First Published 04 September 2016 Expand social house building, scrap right to buy, launch a big retro-fitting project and regulate private renting. Caroline Lucas sets out the Green Party’s housing plans. The Green Party believes an expanded social housing programme should be a key element of theRead More →