Britain’s nimby homeowners: do you really want your children living with you forever?

The Office for National Statistics confirmed this week that for the first time the majority of 20- to 24-year-olds in England and Wales are still living under the parental roof, with the number of so-called adult children up 14% in a decade.

Gaby Hinsliff argues in The Guardian that
"... politicians from all parties need to relearn the art of making a powerful argument that voters don’t want to hear, about the consequences of their decisions both for their own kids and other people’s. Some years ago at a general election hustings here in Oxfordshire, I watched as, one by one, the candidates wriggled and squirmed and generally ducked an angry question about planned housebuilding." more

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