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Latest figues show net migration running at 332,000. The question is where these people are going ? This is about the size of a middlish regional cities population being added every year. Given the shortage of housing, i wonder where they are living. By 2025 the population of the UK may exceed 70 million. That will require about 4 million new homes to be built by then. The answer may be to build mobile home sites, which can be set up quickly and potentially offer flexible affordable accommodation to people. This would be a better option than building too many exp
More than one in two people would switch to the "Bank of Dave" – the enterprise set up by David Fishwick, a Burnley businessman, to sideline the big lenders. Mr Fishwick wanted to offer an alternative to Britain's scandal-hit big banks but faced problems getting a banking licence from the regulator. He promised customers 5pc interest on their savings, using the deposits to lend to local people struggling to secure loans from the established lenders. But in the absence of a banking licence he was forced to lend his own money. According to a survey by MyVoucherCodes.co.uk, 52pc of people w