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Thread #165870   Message #3984364
Posted By: Iains
24-Mar-19 - 12:21 PM
Thread Name: BS: If I were a remainer...
Subject: RE: BS: If I were a remainer...
"Then Thatcher introduced 'right to buy', which bribed votes on the estate."

Simply not true, councils always had the right to sell their housing stock, providing permission was obtained from central government who supplied funding. Sales actually occurred from 1919.