Category Archives: Housing

Conservative plans for ‘right to buy’ are bonkers and will mean we lose a large proportion of council housing in Winchester.

The Conservatives have announced plans to force councils to sell off the most expensive 210,000 council houses and use the money to pay for a national programme of ‘right to buy’ for housing associations right across the country. For Winchester this …

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Winchester’s support for homeless people during the recent cold weather

Several people have emailed me asking questions about Winchester’s support for homeless people during the recent cold weather. I’ve checked with the council’s Housing Options and Support Manager, Steve Tong, and he’s confirmed that the council is currently taking the following actions:

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New Lib Dem Housing Policy

Last week, I proposed a motion putting forward a new housing policy for the Liberal Democrats. Reassuringly, the motion was carried overwhelmingly! This is what I said:

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Dominic Hiscock’s “lucky unlucky” campaign

In 2009/10, we were lucky that, here in Winchester, we had a Mayor who cared passionately about homelessness and raised a large amount to support local homelessness charities.

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Martin Tod backs residents of council sheltered housing wanting warmer homes

Liberal Democrat Prospective MP, Martin Tod, has backed residents of Danemark Court wanting action on heating.

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