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Part of Opposition Day — [1st allotted day] – in the House of Commons at 8:28 pm on 8th December 2009.

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Photo of Bob Neill Bob Neill Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government), Deputy Chair, Conservative Party 8:28 pm, 8th December 2009

I wonder whether the hon. Lady missed the observation made by my hon. Friend Grant Shapps, who speaks for our party on such matters, which was that, precisely to deal with the issue of affordability, our scheme would fund affordable homes at 125 per cent. of council tax to give an incentive for such homes.

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