South west special
The campaign for a devolved Cornwall, the impact of bedroom tax in the south west, and how Cornish landlords are exploring renewable energy solutions to rural fuel poverty.
The campaign for a devolved Cornwall appears to be gaining pace. Lydia Stockdale looks at the housing problems driving it forward.
Next April housing benefit recipients under-occupying social homes will be forced to choose between paying a penalty or moving to a smaller property. Here Jules Birch examines the impact on tenants and landlords in the rural south west, where alternative homes are in short supply.
Isolation from mains gas can spell financial hardship. Alex Turner investigates how Cornish landlords are exploring renewable energy solutions to rural fuel poverty.