David Drew MP: What is wealth?

Posted on 29. Mar, 2018 by in Featured, Politics & Campaigns

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David Drew MP shares his thoughts on the meaning of wealth following a debate at St Laurence Church in Stroud on Friday, March 23rd, 2018.

See also David Drew on easing the housing crisis: Council housing has a vital role to play in easing our housing crisis. Which is why I spoke in parliament yesterday urging the government to allow councils, like Stroud, to build more council homes. Average homes in Stroud now cost £287,000, ten times average incomes in the district, and are increasingly unaffordable to local people. Rented accommodation is also out of reach for many, with private rents in Stroud now £734, almost £200 a month more than Gloucester, yet housing benefit payments to Stroud claimants are based on average Gloucester rents. I have called on the government to urgently address this: https://youtu.be/SO0TW9CHF1Q

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