Zoe Williams’ provocative remarks about the UK housing crisis include “Land values rise faster than the value of housing stock” and reference to “an overhaul in the way we create money”.

Before voting for a new leader, Labour-minded people might be better voting for some new policies addressing key issues, such as: creation of money by the state (or sovereign money) and the abatement of property/land price inflation, as in Larry Elliott’s “Preventing a new housing bubble must be a priority” (Analysis, 9 April 2012).

David Reed
Northampton

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