How lobbyists distort the housing market

Chris AWOl crop

Influencing government policy is for the benefit of vested interests, not the home buyer

“Oh, would some Power the gift give us, to see ourselves as others see us.” As Robert Burns might have said had he spoken in modern English.

The housing sector has been given this power through a new book by Bob Colenutt titled The Property Lobby.

In the world of lockdown many of us have been tempted to try new things. In my case, my first book club, which gave a degree of urgency to my starting, and finishing, the book, despite not being on holiday.

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