Government and Institutions

Policy makers must abandon tokenism for effective action


Government and Institutions

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Government and Institutions

Nerissa Chesterfield writes for City AM

Nerissa Chesterfield, Head of Communications at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for City AM on politicians’ reticence to make bold policy change that is needed to improve people’s lives.

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“.

Read the full article here.