A spot of late-night filing with BBC1's "MP Burning Night" leads to an funny little discovery.
Among the many pieces of paper that regularly get shoved through my door as a councillor is the cunningly-entitled C'llr, a magazine of "Information and Inspiration for Councillors from the Local Government Information Unit". Amongst the inspiration is the back page feature, "In My Day", where parliamentarians talk about their time in local government. And who should we find on the back of the March 2009 issue?
And on what is she to be found opining?
Social housing, and how the government shouldn't be in the business of building any.
Well if the government investing money in the housing stock is good enough for you...