Research Director of the Adam Smith Institute, Sam Bowman, was quoted in the Telegraph, arguing that Labour’s campaign promise to control rents is a “stunningly bad idea.”

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“Free-market economists criticised the Labour plan.

“Sam Bowman of the Adam Smith Institute said: “Rent control is a stunningly bad idea that could devastate Britain’s cities and clobber renters. To paraphrase the socialist economist Assar Lindbeck: the only thing worse for cities than rent control is bombing them.”