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Tuesday 18 April 2017 1.05pm
http://metro.co.uk/2017/04/16/every-flat-in-new-london-estate-has-been-sold-to-foreign-investors-6577715/

It seems that, once again, local people never stood a chance, despite all the promises.
Tuesday 18 April 2017 10.57pm
Terribly written and misleading article, as is the subsequently linked article on vice.com, but the Vice article does reference what looks to be a thoroughly researched and well thought out paper from Transparency.org.uk that sets out some troubling conclusions on the impact of overseas corruption on the London property market. Worth a read if you've got a few minutes!

The government (under Cameron) had launched some initial measures to attempt to deal with a few of the issues mentioned, but wonder if they'll get lost with the focus on Brexit. I really hope not - these are exactly the kind of things that we need our country to take the lead on.
Friday 28 April 2017 7.52am
Good article. Says it all.

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