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Labour's New Towns: Back to the numbers game?

New towns were invented in Britain, and the concept has since spread across the globe. Many, if not all, of the original motivations for building them are still with us today, and recently the concept has come back into vogue...

Labour's New Towns: Building communities

In planning to build five new towns, shadow housing minister Emma Reynolds has an opportunity to spark a vital connection to the future from Labour’s past.

The postwar new towns borrowed from an Edwardian environmental tradition but were essentially a Labour...

Our London

One of my earliest memories is sitting at the front of the top deck of the 44 bus with my brother Tariq as it wound its way from Tooting in South London, to Battersea and across the Thames. We’d spend...

Landlords: Don't be scared of commitment

There’s an ever-growing group of people in Britain who feel that the rental market isn’t working for them.

They’re concerned about securing the right length and flexibility of tenancy to suit their needs; fair rent prices; and an uncomfortable asymmetry of...

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