There is a stealth squeeze on public finances so councils will not be adequately funded for the additions requirements and just how is money collected from industry. Is that what the government will look after?
No ideological problem with outsourcing is not surprising with the make up of the round table. Where are the Labour controlled councils and why no involvement of a trade union representative? It is astonishing that in this report there is no mention of quality - an aspect that is often a cause of dissatisfaction!
There is also the important question of whether commercial and quasi-commercial enterprises and ventures may generate significant conflicts of interest given the statutory and regulatory role of councils.
It appears a preservation order has been granted for the money trees in Mrs May's back garden.
This heavily subsidised attrition of social housing has to stop. I cant help wondering if Labour had abolished RTB in its early years of office (substituting a Help to Buy for tenants migrating to home ownership) whether the Tories would have re-introduced it