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An interesting request was made to Chancellor Rishi Sunak – to consider reforming the stamp duty with revised thresholds to reflect local markets. The call came from professional real estate agency Propertymark which lobbied Sunak ahead of the budget and spending review slated for later this month. Propertymark says the …

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Inside Housing – News – Johnson cuts ‘particularly difficult’ for LFB but not to blame for Lakanal fire response failures, survey finds

Budget cuts imposed by Boris Johnson during his tenure as mayor of London have been “particularly difficult” for London firefighters, but have not affected his response to recommendations arising from the Lakanal House inquiry, a learned of the Grenfell Tower investigation today. Gary Reason testifying at the Grenfell Inquiry today …

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MPs urge government to set leveling agenda

One of the platforms of the new Elizabeth Line at Woolwich station in east London The deputies urged the government to define the “upgrading” program so that its effectiveness can be assessed. A Commons Transport Select Committee report said the government “assumes” that infrastructure investments can reduce regional inequalities in …

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