I have been featuring some of the videos from the council campaign, but this is my favourite.
Because Wandsworth has always encouraged council house sales, empowering people to become homeowners rather than tenants, doesn’t mean we aren’t proud of our position as a social landlord. Wandsworth has been at the forefront of the campaign to retain council housing, rather than passing it over to housing associations – a campaign overwhelmingly supported by tenants. We also have one of the best records in the country on the decent homes standard.
And we are also one of the leading providers of new social housing through our Hidden Homes initiative.
The video is, I think, a powerful example of the difference an innovative Conservative council can make. By being flexible and inventive we are able to give people the opportunities that can help them change their lives.
Hopefully on Friday we’ll have a government that takes the same approach.