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Labour’s London mayoral hopeful Tessa Jowell has outlined a plan to tax owners of the capital’s empty homes. Writing in The Independent, the Labour MP vowed to address the “scandal” of London’s 22,000 unoccupied properties.
Lord Mandelson said Labour’s proposed mansion tax was “crude” and “short-termist”. “We don’t have an efficient way of taxing property in Britain. I don’t happen t...
Labour press release Rachel Reeves MP, Labour's Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, responding to today's Joseph Rowntree Foundation report, said: "This shockin...
Shelter press release Over 3 million people fear missing rent or mortgage payments this January Millions might be facing a not-so-happy new year, as new researc...
Labour press release Analysis shows number of families spending Christmas in temporary accommodation up by 20% · Official figures show that 60,940 families wil...
Crisis press release Crisis has warned of a "tragic waste of young lives", as new research reveals that half of all homeless people first become homeless aged und...
19/01/2015 on Newsnight, BBC Two
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