Gloria de Piero (‘Why is a lefty like me working at GB News?’, 21 September) has joined the long list of media commentators and celebrities who label “being raised on a council estate” as equivalent to the modern equivalent of Dante’s Inferno. Many people today would jump at the opportunity to rent a property from their local authority. The provision of social housing in the mid-20th century, by governments of all shades, was arguably one of the great achievements of the time.
The present government’s empty “levelling up” rhetoric is pathetic by comparison.
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