Jess McCabe

I am a journalist and these are some of the stories I've been working on lately

Monthly Archives: June 2014

My interview with Natalie Elphicke and Keith House, who are…

My interview with Natalie Elphicke and Keith House, who are doing a government review of councils contribution to house building is out in Inside Housing today: Meet housing’s alchemists 27/06/2014 Keith House and Natalie Elphicke have been tasked with finding out how councils can get more homes built with no extra borrowing. Here, Jess McCabe tries to find out if…

If you are a subscriber to Index on Censorship, turn to around the middle of the magazine and…

If you are a subscriber to Index on Censorship, turn to around the middle of the magazine and you’ll find a feature by me and Erick Kabandera.  I met Erick last year, when I was travelling around Tanzania as a fellow of the International Reporting Project. Erick was the fixer for our group, and, it quickly emerged, a brilliant reporter…

Tory guru questions social housing subsidies 12 June 2014 | By Jess McCabe Lord Finkelstein queries…

Tory guru questions social housing subsidies 12 June 2014 | By Jess McCabe Lord Finkelstein queries current policy of funding homes An influential Tory peer has told Inside Housing he is not ‘convinced’ that the government should be subsidising the construction of social housing. Speaking in depth about his politics and background, Danny Finkelstein, a close personal friend of chancellor George Osborne and…

The Fink tank

My latest for Inside Housing is an interview with Tory peer, Times columnist and close pal of George Osborne Danny Finkelstein: Ahead of his appearance at the Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual conference, Conservative peer and Policy Exchange chair Danny Finkelstein tells Jess McCabe what he thinks about the welfare state Danny Finkelstein bobs about Portcullis House in a pink…