AQUIET, but very optimistic, cheer for the communities secretary Sajid Javid. Many politicians use the UK's cost of living crisis as a talking point, but Javid's blueprint for a new housing policy - set to be fully published next week - looks like it was designed to actually start tackling it in a meaningful way. For, according to pre-released details, not only is the government intending to free up the planning system but it wants to encourage some building on the green belt too.
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