Child’s play

Nick Clegg’s ‘pensions for property’ plan is the most breathtakingly stupid idea since, well, the last time a government proposed something similar.

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and Treasury chief secretary Danny Alexander put forward the proposal in interviews on Sunday as a way of allowing parents and grandparents to use their pension fund to guarantee a deposit for their children and grandchildren.

Read the rest of this post at Inside Edge, my blog for Inside Housing


2 Comments on “Child’s play”

  1. I nearly crashed my car hearing this utterly stupid idea on the radio yesterday on drive home from a day in the real world! Of all the ideas to slither forth this one takes the biscuit!

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