Lorcan Sirr

Lorcan Sirr

Rental sector ‘cheerleaders’ are peddling a dangerous line

Rental sector ‘cheerleaders’ are peddling a dangerous line

Our home ownership system is our welfare, our wealth and our safety net, and it is unwise to dismantle it without having a  plan B

We need to put people before profits in our planning policy

We need to put people before profits in our planning policy

Proper planning and development have been replaced by the ill-defined notion of ‘viability’ and the results can be seen all around us in the form of lower standards and spiralling rents