Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 17th December 2003.

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Photo of Bob Russell Bob Russell Liberal Democrat, Colchester 11:30 am, 17th December 2003

Over the Christmas recess, will the Prime Minister contrast the performance of his Government with the achievements of the Attlee Government—real achievements by a real Labour Government? The Attlee Government built 1,000 council houses a week, whereas new Labour has achieved only 3,000 in six years. As a result of a quarter of a century of Tory policies, we are now suffering the worst housing crisis for three or four generations. Hundreds of thousands of children will be living in inadequate accommodation this Christmas. What do a real Labour Government intend to do about that?