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George Osborne’s childhood nanny faces £115,000 bills over right-to-buy flat

Farieda Chandoo, 61, George Osborne’s childhood nanny, is a passionate believer in the right-to-buy – which the Tories want to extend to housing associations – but her experience of owning a flat in a council block has been disastrous. Now her case, reported on LKP in February 2014 here has been reported in the Sunday Times. […]

Park home champion faces ruin over £44,000 libel dispute

– Pensioners in park homes raise £8,000 to help – The Small family are “latter-day Rachmans”, Commons told – ‘Anti-gay mob surrounds mobile home’ – Barristers step in with free assistance – 311 sign petition to DCLG demanding new management – Campaigner admits intemperate language   A blogger and champion of pensioners living in park […]

Bottomley tells BBC he will fight on for leaseholders

Sir Peter Bottomley, newly re-elected for Worthing West, told the BBC this morning that he will fight as hard as he can for leaseholders who have been ripped off. The interview on Brighton-based BBC Sussex also featured the retirement site Oakland Court where residents won a court case involving £137,000 paid in rent for the […]

Carlex thanks patron Ed Davey

Carlex / LKP is deeply saddened that one of its three MP patrons, LibDem Ed Davey, lost his Kingston and Surbiton seat at Thursday’s general election. With England voting for financial rectitude, and in alarm at the rising power of the SNP, only the Conservative party benefitted from the achievements of the Coalition. The result […]