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Affordable Housing (London)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 26th January 2010.

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Photo of Karen Buck Karen Buck Chair, London Regional Select Committee 2:30 pm, 26th January 2010

As my right hon. Friend implies, demand for affordable homes to rent and buy hugely outstrips the level of provision in the Mayor's housing plan. Does my right hon. Friend share my astonishment that Boris Johnson has lifted the salary below which priority is given to people pitching for shared ownership schemes to roughly the equivalent of that of a Member of Parliament?

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