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Alternative Strategy for Horsham

by Frances Haigh on 21 January, 2014

The Horsham District Planning Framework Preferred Strategy was issued for consultation in August 2013. There have been many objections to this from residents and organisations alike. Many of the councillors for Horsham Town and Broadbridge Heath believe there should have been alternative options put forward for consideration. An alternative strategy has been prepared by some […]

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How Many Houses?

by Frances Haigh on 12 June, 2013

“There is a house famine in the land. Liberals will not be satisfied until there is a separate dwelling for each family at a reasonable rent. This can be achieved only by a completely new approach, applying to housing the same drive as was used to produce aircraft and munitions of war. The responsibility should […]

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Shelter Update

by Frances Haigh on 8 January, 2013

Shelter, the housing and homelessness charity, has found a 60 per cent rise in people struggling to pay their rent or mortgage in the last 12 months. As a result, almost a million people turned to a payday loan to help pay for their housing. These results reveal the spiral of debt that people are […]

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Empty Homes Week

by Frances Haigh on 1 December, 2012

This week has been Empty Homes Week. It is a real scandal that when so many people want a home to live in, the previous Labour government let numbers of empty homes rocket upwards. Thanks to Lib Dem pressure the government has been working hard on turning this round and filling empty homes. Lib Dem […]

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