Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Kerslake Urges Ministers To Revise View Of Social Housing

The former head of the civil service has called on ministers to change their view of social housing. Lord Kerslake has issued a stinging criticism of the government’s housing policy. The peer said his advice to ministers was that they should hold back on implementing the housing and planning act in full, given the current national situation.“If they’re rational, the government will put some housing bill policies on the backburner.” He added: “Estate renewal has great potential but we can’t just bulldoze in there and think residents will be happy.” The peer defended communities secretary Greg Clark, saying he had been “lumbered with ridiculous policies”. Read more on 24dash.

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