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George Osborne has made his own 'dangerous cocktail' of economic risk

For as long as the era of cheap credit lasts, house prices will remain sky high

9 January 2016

9:00 AM

9 January 2016

9:00 AM

When David Cameron said this week that he is worried his children would not be able to afford to buy their own homes, he struck on one of the greatest economic problems of his premiership. The old British promise is that if you work hard and make the right decisions, you can advance in life and own your own home.

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