Posts Tagged “social housing”

Margaret Thatcher, the 1983 election and the ‘bedroom tax’

by Stephen Tall on April 2, 2013

Like Caron, I spent more than a healthy amount of my Bank Holiday Monday watching BBC Parliament’s re-run of the 1983 general election. It’s not an election I remember (I was 6). But the symmetry of yesterday’s hyperbolic Guardian (‘The day Britain changed’) front page and the televised reminder of Margaret Thatcher’s first landslide seemed […]

LDV poll: 80% of Lib Dems back wealthier households in social housing paying full market rent

by Stephen Tall on June 9, 2012

Lib Dem Voice has polled our members-only forum to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. Some 560 party members responded, and we’re publishing the full results. 4-in-5 back change, just 1-in-10 oppose outright The Coalition last month announced it was consulting whether to charge […]