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How the Daily Mail reports the same policy when Ed Miliband and then Theresa May suggest it

Theresa May’s had an idea to encourage landowners to build homes to help solve the property crisis and she’d like to share it with you.

https://twitter.com/Conservatives/status/970593928809508864

It’s remarkably similar to an idea Ed Miliband had a few years ago.

Here’s how the Daily Mail reported it when it was the then Labour leader’s idea, as highlighted by @josh_salisbury on Twitter.

Stalinist! Confiscate! Backlash!

And here’s the Daily Mail today, reporting the same idea but now crediting it to the so-called prime minister instead.

Greedy property developers! Muscular government!

Nimbys!

And here they are again, side by side.

Latest in a long Daily Mail tradition of this sort of thing.

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