The economy, housing and health are interrelated. From a public health perspective, an economic intervention on housing must not only address the poor conditions of housing but also the underlying structures they stem from: marketisation, ownership, lack of rights & protection, security, and unaffordability.
Monopolisation is a huge barrier to a fair and sustainable economy. Competition policy has been weakened to the point that it tolerates and even encourages rapid concentration of economic power. This has led civil society to ignore it, and fall behind even the regulators.
A campaign to end the use of public-private partnerships in Scotland