Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 19th July 2006.

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Photo of David Cameron David Cameron Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition, Leader of the Conservative Party 11:30 am, 19th July 2006

I think that the Prime Minister needs to mug up on this area; after all, he will be moving house soon.

The fact is that the Minister for Housing and Planning said that introducing home condition reports would have "significant risks" and "potential disadvantages". For months we were told about the benefits of the reports, and now we are being told about the disadvantages. Why did Ministers get it so wrong?