Thatcher’S Dream Smashed As Homeownership In Thanet Drops
In her first conference speech as the Tory's new leader in 1975,
Margaret Thatcher asserted her conviction in a ‘property-owning democracy’.
Throughout the 1980s homeownership exploded and continued to grow for several decades thereafter.
What has happened to that dream nearly 50 years later?
The housing data for Thanet has just been released from the 2021 Census and it makes interesting reading,
especially if you are a Thanet homeowner or Thanet landlord.