Really, it isn't. In fact, I'm not sure that I have ever done so before. But of course British Citizens should be given priority in social housing provision. And of course so should the people who've been on the waiting list the longest (as normally happens anyway), most likely to have lived in the area for many years, and very likely to have grown up there. Why are we even discussing this?
Is this an old-Marxist-turned-Blairite (there are enough of them about) finally joining the Labour Movement, just in time for its reconstitution as a political force once the so-called Labour Party finally collapses, as, demographically, it will certainly do within the next 10 years at most?