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Madeleine Rakic-Platt

The Irony and Failures of the Right to Buy Scheme

When Margaret Thatcher unveiled the Right to Buy scheme in the 1980s, my mother took it as an opportunity to purchase the council flat she had been born and brought up in on behalf of my grandma who still lived in it. The three-bedroom maisonette in an enclave of looming council flats off the Caledonian […]