Housing

Communists urge Labour solution to social crisis

Britain's deepening social crisis confirms the urgent need to replace Theresa May's minority regime with a left-led Labour government, Communist Party general secretary Robert Griffiths declared at the weekend.

Reporting to his party's Executive Committee, he slammed Dame Judith Hackitt's review of building regulations in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster and the Tory response. She had stopped short of calling for a ban on combustible cladding, while Housing and Communities secretary James Brokenshire had promised a 'consultation' on the Hackitt report followed by unspecified legislation.

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JOHN ELLISON - Kill the Housing Bill on Sunday March 13

Soaring homelessness, spiralling rents and home ownership beyond the reach of all but a few – this is Britain’s housing situation today. And it’s all down to governments selling off what was never theirs to sell – our precious council housing stock writes John Ellison in the Morning Star.

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