New homes: A direct transfer from taxpayers to landowners

Help for Landowners: Tory housing policy is a handout to developers

Conservative plans do little to solve fundamental problems in the housing market

Get off the internet and stop moaning: Brits never had it so good

Britain doesn't know how good it's got it

The debate over immigration and the BBC shows Brits don't know a good thing when it's staring them in the face

After your job? Research shows no connection between immigration and unemployment

Immigrants aren't taking your job

New research shows immigrants aren't keeping down wages or driving up unemployment

After Savile: Are prisons the next sex abuse scandal?

Preventing another Savile: The next child abuse scandal is in our prisons

A culture of secrecy in England's jails is preventing a probe of children's safety


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