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The Financial Times features comments from Ruth Porter

The Financial Times featured comments from Ruth Porter on the private rental market.

Ruth Porter, spokeswoman for the right-leaning Institute for Economic Affairs, said that “subsidising the market then pushes up costs even more”.

“That money is lining the pockets of the private landlords, so they have become a vested interest in the system,” she said, adding that the answer was to liberalise the planning system so more homes could get built.

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