Pompey’s favourite party political podcast returns with hosts Ian ‘Tiny’ Morris and Simon Sansbury.In this week’s episode, Ian and Simon are joined by Cllr Darren Sanders – Cabinet Member for Housing and Preventing Homelessness for Portsmouth City Council – to talk about the council’s social housing policy, including the council’s decision to vacate and redevelop Leamington House and Horatia House.
We invite Cllr Darren Sanders to the podcast for the first time to ask him about housing in Portsmouth – including PCC's sale of some council houses and the redevelopment of Horatia House & Leamington House as well as teasing listeners with some agenda items for Tuesday's full council meeting.
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