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Lib Dem plan to tackle the housing crisis

by Douglas McCall on 16 May, 2017

  Not enough homes, properties sitting empty, exorbitant prices. The housing market is a closed and exclusive game for monopoly investors. Is this acceptable? The Lib Dems are laying down the law to developers: unless you build the homes that Britain needs, we will. The Lib Dems aim to build 300,000 homes a year in […]

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Tim Farron announces measures to help end rough sleeping.The Liberal Democrats have committed to ending the scandal of rough sleeping in Britain, as the Homelessness Reduction Bill enters into force today. Following a campaign visit to the Hundred Houses Society, a charitable housing association in Cambridge, Tim Farron announced a series of measures the party […]

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Homelessness Crisis

by craigwhittall on 17 March, 2017

The homelessness crisis continues. In the last year MK Council has housed 687 families, including 1013 children, in temporary accommodation costing over £7.5M! This doesn’t include the dozens of ‘non-statutory’ street homeless. There is much concern about the Government’s decision to remove Housing Benefit from 18-21 year olds from April. We can expect more teenage […]

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The Winter Night Shelter Opens at the Buszy

by craigwhittall on 30 November, 2016

Cllr Douglas McCall was honoured, in his capacity as Leader of the Lib Dems on MK Council, to have been invited by the Winter Night Shelter, along with the Leader of MK Council Cllr Peter Marland and Charles MacDonald the Chief Executive of MKDP, to the opening ceremony for its Reception Centre located at the Buszy […]

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