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Housing for the Many

01 Nov 2019
Labour's green paper 'Housing for the Many' was issued back in April 2018. It sets out Labour's plan to change the country's approach to affordable housing as part of a new national mission to solve the country's housing crisis. The promises include a commitment to one million new genuinely affordable homes over a 10 year period.

Political messaging on social media

31 Oct 2019
On 30 October Twitter announced a ban on political advertising, with a statement that "a political message reach should be earned, not bought". Twitter's position contrasts with Facebook's exemption of politicians' adverts from fact-checking and from a policy that bans false statements from paid advertisements. Neither position fully addresses legitimate concerns about the potential uses of social media to influence or even manipulate voting behaviour and election results.