Category Archives: Housing

Blears smears Oxford estate

A few days ago, Hazel Blears’ spokesman said that she supported “whatever the Prime Minister said”. Who would say that now? Not everything which pours from Hazel Blears’ mouth is nonsense, and her observation in a recent speech that “brutal, … Continue reading

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Eco-towns – a no-brainer

If you start at the bottom of the tree of intelligent life, you would first find the transport officers of Oxfordshire County Council. You would go up past stones and worms and ferns and come to Caroline Flint and John … Continue reading

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Scraping the New Labour Ministerial Barrel

Dim Totty Caroline Flint becomes Minister for Housing in the reshuffle made necessary as disgraced minister Peter Hain’s fingertips are prised from his two posts. Yvette Cooper’s reward for screwing up the implementation of Home Information Packs is promotion to … Continue reading

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