Adam Smith Institute: Voters Back Building Homes & Levelling Up

A new poll from C|T Local, Sir Lynton Crosby’s real estate advisory business, and the Adam Smith Institute, finds that Conservatives could achieve majority-securing electoral boost by building more homes. 1.6 million vote boost for Conservatives building more homes in a way that levels up, securing the 2019 majority at…

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CITY A.M: Westminster’s Beis committee to probe post-Brexit subsidies regime

A Westminster committee is set to probe the UK’s post-Brexit subsidies regime and the role of the competition watchdog post-Brexit. The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Beis) committee’s inquiry will look at “the main opportunities and challenges for businesses under the new UK state aid regime” and “whether competition policy…

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CAPX: There is a way to boost development while satisfying even the most hardcore NIMBYs

Article by Sam Bowman and originally posted on Capx. Last week gave us a picture of things to come in Britain. First, the Government raised National Insurance contributions by 2.5%. This was ostensibly to pay for “social care”, but the money will mostly go to the NHS, with social care’s problems…

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Telegraph: Giving residents vote on whether new development could take place and what it looks like could resolve planning bill deadlock

Article by Tony Diver and published on The Telegraph. Giving local residents a vote on building works on their street would resolve the gridlock between Robert Jenrick and Conservative backbenchers over the planning bill, MPs have said. The Government has been forced to water down its landmark planning bill, which…

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