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The official podcast of the Labour Party's Shadow Housing Team, presented by Sarah Jones MP.

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The official podcast of the Labour Party's Shadow Housing Team, presented by Sarah Jones MP.

    5. What's the future for social housing?

    5. What's the future for social housing?

    Last week housing charity Shelter released 'A Vision for Social Housing', the result of a year long, cross party commission into the future of social housing.

    In today's episode Sarah Jones is joined by two of the report's Commissioners: former Labour leader and podcast extraordinaire Ed Milliband MP and Labour candidate and Director of CLASS thinktank Faiza Shaheen. Returning for his second appearance on the podcast is Shelter's Director of Policy Greg Beales.

    The Labour Housing Podcast is presented by Shadow Housing Minister Sarah Jones MP.

    • 28 min
    Episode 4: All you need to know about renters unions

    Episode 4: All you need to know about renters unions

    Today a new poll revealed that private renters are abandoning the Conservatives across the UK's 60 most marginal constituencies. Our latest Labour Housing Podcast, recorded at Labour Party Conference, digs into private renting and Labour's pledge to mobilise a new generation of renters unions.
    Labour's Shadow Housing Minister Sarah Jones is joined by Jacob Mukherjee from Generation Rent, journalist and commentator Ellie-Mae O'Hagan, Katya Nasim - a founding member of London Renters Union.

    For more on this issue visit:
    http://www.generationrent.org/
    https://londonrentersunion.org/
    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/aug/10/uk-rents-berlin-renters-unions-landlords

    • 24 min
    Episode 3: Homelessness

    Episode 3: Homelessness

    Homelessness is the focus of today's Labour Housing Podcast, brought to you from Labour Party Conference in Liverpool. Sarah Jones is joined by fellow Shadow Housing Minister Melanie Onn and Shelter's Head of Policy & Campaigns, Greg Beales. Today's episode explores the drivers at the root of homelessness and what more we need to do to tackle this growing crisis.

    • 29 min
    Episode 2: The Grenfell legacy

    Episode 2: The Grenfell legacy

    Our second Labour Housing Podcast looks at the impact of the tragic Grenfell Tower fire and the incredible strength of the local community. Shadow Housing Minister Sarah Jones is joined by three guests:
    - Emma Dent-Coad, MP for Kensington
    - Jacqui Haynes, Chair of Lancaster West Residents Association and Grenfell justice activist
    - Nat Barker, journalist at Inside Housing

    • 31 min
    Episode 1: Housing for the Many

    Episode 1: Housing for the Many

    A brand new podcast from Labour's Shadow Housing Team, presented by Sarah Jones MP. Episode 1, 'Housing for the Many' is brought to you live from Labour Party Conference in Liverpool. We've got exclusive interviews with Shadow Housing Secretary John Healey and polling expert Matt Singh (Number Cruncher Politics). We dig into Labour's radical two new policy announcements made today, and investigate the growing importance of housing for voters.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

Joseph W J ,

Great summary of current debates on housing

I listened to this and am now buying a house. Well done labour.

Tomh92121 ,

V open and modern from labour front bench

Government could learn a thing or two

Martin Tieds ,

Great addition to the debate

Fantastic initiative by Labour’s Housing Team to tackle the issues in the current housing debate and make their thinking outward looking. And Sarah Jones is a natural!

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