NEF in the news, June 2022

Media coverage of the New Economics Foundation

The UK rail strike
Miatta was on BBC Newsnight and Good Morning Britain responding to the government’s villainisation of rail workers striking this month. 

Boris Johnson’s plans to expand Right to Buy housing scheme labelled baffling and unworkable’
NEF’s research showing that under right to buy, we’ve lost 24,000 social homes a year on average since 1991 was covered in the Big Issue

How fuel prices have surged to a record high in the UK
NEF analysis showing how just 7% of the fuel duty cut goes to the poorest fifth of households, while a third goes to the wealthiest was covered in the New Statesman

Is the UK heading for a recession?
Frank van Lervern was on Sky News arguing that we were sleepwalking into the cost of living crisis.

Extension of Right to Buy
Rebecca Winson was on GB News responding the government’s housing pledges.

The government’s housing pledges 
Miatta was on BBC 2 Politics Live responding to the government’s announcements on Right to Buy and including housing benefit in mortgage affordability.

Right to Buy has fuelled the housing crisis, not helped it
Miatta was on LBC and in the Independent responding the extension of right to buy. 

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