Friday, 16 January 2015


Reproduced with thanks to Aileen Evans. Apparently, this is in Ed Miliband's office so it's an old poster obviously and not necessarily to be understood as something that the current Labour Party would aspire to. When this poster was produced (1945-ish?) it would have been taken as read that a good home for a family meant that it also had to be available at what we wistfully refer to today as an 'affordable rent'. A NON-STOP DRIVE TO PROVIDE A GOOD HOME FOR EVERY FAMILY! Why can't our politicians be as direct as this today? Where has that real sense of purpose gone? Seems like a vote winner to me - who could possibly argue with this? I'll have one of these please:

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