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Cashing in on the Housing Crisis

The Help-to-Buy scheme is marketed as an effort to solve the housing crisis, but it’s actually about the Tories helping those who benefit from the crisis get even richer.

This January, a Conservative-dominated House of Lords committee castigated the government over its attempts at housing reform. The Built Environment Committee, which is fronted by Lucy Neville-Rolfe — a treasury minister under Theresa May with a wealth of corporate experience — said the government’s flagship Help-to-Buy policy did more harm than good. In the report, the committee […]

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