Could Britain’s chronic housing shortage be solved by using insurers’ assets? Jamie Dunkley and Russell Lynch report
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Friday 01 May 2009
the Government's £200m mortgage rescue scheme has helped just one household stave off repossession in its first three months of operation, official figures have revealed.
Tuesday 21 April 2009
Alistair Darling's pledge to slim down Whitehall to help plug the gap in the public finances has been labelled as "smoke and mirrors" after economists and MPs warned the savings would be very hard to achieve and measure.
Tuesday 17 February 2009
Sunday 08 February 2009
Thursday 22 January 2009
The number of people who lost their homes nearly doubled during the third quarter of last year, the City watchdog said today.
Monday 19 January 2009
This is the full membership of the new shadow cabinet announced by the Conservative Party today:
Friday 15 August 2008
The national DNA database contains the profiles of almost 40,000 innocent children, the Home Office said today.
Sunday 03 August 2008
Friday 16 May 2008
Senior members of the Shadow Cabinet have been accused of potential conflicts of interest after their offices were shown to be funded by companies that have direct interests in their policy portfolios.
Saturday 10 May 2008
The number of home repossessions in England and Wales leapt by 17 per cent during the first three months of 2008, providing further evidence of the depth of the crisis in Britain's housing market.
Tuesday 04 March 2008
Why are we asking this now?
Tuesday 08 January 2008
Sunday 16 December 2007
A shortage of affordable housing has left 130,000 children homeless in England this Christmas an increase of 128 per cent in the past decade, according to research by the shadow housing minister Grant Shapps.
Wednesday 07 March 2007
Sunday 03 December 2006
George Best's surgeon yesterday warned that increasing numbers of young women risk premature death by drinking to excess. Professor Roger Williams said female drinkers are a third less resilient to the effects of alcohol than men.
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