Archive | October, 2018

Hotel California and the Irish border

This is a longer version of what was posted on LInkedIn. The Irish Border / backstop appears to be an insoluble problem in arriving at a Brexit deal or settlement. I find it hard to believe that the Good Friday Agreement is the main driver however much this is protested. Concerns about the resurgence of […]

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How government policy on Universities disrupted the UK housing market

The recent UK Political Party Conferences all focussed on the problems with the UK housing market. The shortage of social housing is clear and the policy to address this issue is clear – build more units and provide the finance to local authorities to achieve this. What I want to focus on the rest of […]

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