You really have no clue. It does not matter if in the country social housing is 18% or 5%. People will riot - many of them from middle classes - if the needs-allocations is abolished and destitutes andtheir families are thrown on the streets.
Not even the BNP in governement would be able to change the needs-allocations.
Harking back to Labour 1945 - ironically for a right wing - makes no sense now. just in case you missed it, The situation is completely different, ours has not been a post-war economy for 70 years,
The Daily Maily publishes all that stuff because it's for the only readership the cater for, and the paper can only survive doing that.