Policy makers must abandon tokenism for effective action
Kristian Niemietz speaks to L'incorrect
Mark Littlewood writes for The Times Business
Nerissa Chesterfield writes for City AM
In her article Nerissa argues that small-ball, ineffective policies are being prioritised while the issues that people really care about – having a secure home and feeling safe when walking the streets – are ignored.
Nerissa said “Take the housing crisis. On Monday, plans were announced to ban no-fault evictions in a bid to give renters more security. On the face of it, this seems a positive move. But in practice, it is bound to do more harm than good. The government should instead embrace bold policy and reform our arcane planning system to make way for more housebuilding“.
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