Mortgages: Government Assistance
Communities and Local Government
Jack Dromey (Birmingham, Erdington, Labour)
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many (a) lenders and (b) housebuilders have signed up to the Government's NewBuy scheme; how many are not members of the Home Builders Federation; and what targets have been set for the number to sign up by the end of 2012.
Grant Shapps (Minister of State (Housing and Local Government), Communities and Local Government; Welwyn Hatfield, Conservative)
No targets have been set regarding the number of builders participating in the scheme, though Government are working with partners to promote take-up.