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Study reveals gap in housing market for young people who cannot afford to buy

Government policy makers, regional planners and housing providers are today urged to re-consider their strategies to take account of a growing number of young, working households who cannot afford local house prices.

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Aren't they the people who make Fruit Pastilles ? :lol:

In a word, yes! Joseph Rowntree and the family had a social conscience due to their Quaker background, they did the first of studies of their kind in York and challenged many Victorian preconceptions of the time.

No doubt the Liberals of a 100 years ago were inspired them when they introduced old age pensions and basic social security. No doubt they would turn in graves if they saw what a hinderance and poverty trap they have developed into. As liberals they would also be shocked to how it has developed into an instrument of state control over ordinary peoples' lifes.

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